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The deadline to apply to join the newest class of the LBJ Women's Campaign School has been extended to Jan. 23, 2022, and thanks to generous grants totaling $87,500 from Texas Woman's University Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, admitted Texans will be able to attend tuition-free. Since its launch in 2020, this nonpartisan, issue-neutral program has trained and graduated more than 100 women into the political arena — three of whom sought public office in 2021 and eight of whom are running in 2022.Read more
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, the Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the LBJ School will host award-winning playwright and scholar Lisa B. Thompson to discuss how MLK's political thought and activism continue to bridge gaps between our moral imagination and civic discourse, especially in this time of political polarization. Panelists will discuss the following questions: How can we utilize MLK's model of leadership to confront racial, political, economic and ideological divisions? In what ways are we able to build consensus around the very ideal of democracy in such precarious times? What happens if we fail to meet this political, moral and policy challenge?
On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the Asia Policy Program will host Joanna Chiu, senior journalist at the Toronto Star, to discuss her latest release China Unbound: The New World Disorder. This talk will be moderated by Sheena Greitens, director of the Asia Policy Program and associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
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On Tuesday, Feb. 8, the Clements Center for National Security and Alexander Hamilton Society - UT-Austin Chapter will host Michael Singh , managing director and senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, for an event on " The United States’ Long Struggle with Iran ."