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Conference | The Obama Legacy: Preliminary Perspectives

When:
Thursday, February 02, 2017 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Where:
LBJ Student Center see event description for conference rooms
Description:

This two-day interdisciplinary conference, hosted by the Center for International Studies on February 2-3, 2017, features prominent scholars from universities across Texas and the United States. These scholars will join professionals in law, journalism, diplomacy, healthcare, and criminal justice to discuss the likely domestic and foreign policy legacies of the Obama administration.

The conference is open to all faculty, staff, and students — and to the general public. If you have questions or need accommodations in order to attend, please contact the Center for International Studies at 512.245.2339.

Conference sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center, with Feb. 2 events scheduled for rooms 3-14.1 and 3-15.1 and Feb. 3 events scheduled for rooms 3-3.1, 3-5.1, and 3-9.1.

Featured speakers:

Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Keynote address, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m., Alkek Teaching Theater.

H.W. Brands, Jack Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin. Keynote address, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m., Alkek Teaching Theater.

James K. Galbraith, Lloyd Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin. Special presentation, Feb. 3, at 9 a.m., LBJ Student Center room 3-5.1.

Cost:
Free
See:
http://gato-docs.its.txstate.edu/jcr:7e45ecd4-1f16-49ac...onference-schedule.pdf
Sponsor:
Contact:
Jeremy Pena
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Conference, Lectures
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Conference | The Obama Legacy: Preliminary Perspectives