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The Popularity of the Powerful: Leader Approval Ratings and the Health of Democracy

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, March 06
How does the popularity of an elected leader matter for the quality of democracy? What do approval ratings measure in authoritarian countries? Georgia State University's Ryan Carlin speaks as part of our winter 2024 lecture series, "Authoritarianism and Its Discontents."
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#WellReadBlackGirl Book Club: Connection, Creation, and Community in a Virtual Age

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Thursday, March 07
Kristin L. Matthews, professor of English at BYU, delivers the annual Brandie R. Siegfried Lecture on Global Women's Studies.
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Being Peaceful in Contentious Times

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 05
Come learn how to engage in peaceful conversations across political, moral, and cultural divides at this screening of The Basement Talks, a documentary about pro-life and pro-choice Bostonians coming together in love in the aftermath of a tragic shooting.
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Fear of Street Food: National Identity and the ‘Threat’ of Ethnic Cuisine

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, March 05
Join us for a faculty panel discussion, part of the Café Europa lecture series. Sponsored by the European Studies program.
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34th Annual International Society Conference

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday, April 08
The theme of the conference will be War, Diplomacy, and the Human Rights Dialogue: New Approaches for Latter-day Saint Professionals.
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