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22nd Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum

Sun Feb 10
9:00 am
to Fri Feb 22
5:00 pm

Students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 22 nd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum (BJNF), Feb. 18–22, 2019. Citizenship and power are central to this year's signature, student-led weeklong program, whose theme, "Extending the Power of the People," is inspired by Jordan's words.

Mon Feb 4
12:15 pm
to Thu Feb 28
6:00 pm

The LBJ School presents Black History Month events to foster meaningful engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion and social justice.

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Sun Feb 10
9:00 am
to Fri Feb 22
5:00 pm

Students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 22 nd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum (BJNF), Feb. 18–22, 2019. Citizenship and power are central to this year's signature, student-led weeklong program, whose theme, "Extending the Power of the People," is inspired by Jordan's words.

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Wed Feb 20
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomes Scott Moore, director of the Penn Global China Program at the University of Pennsylvania, for a talk on "Hydropolitics in China: Water Conflict, Development, and Sustainability in a Rising Power." Drawing on Moore's new book, Subnational Hydropolitics , this talk will explore the role that water has played in Chinese politics, its rapid economic growth, and its struggle to make its development sustainable.

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Thu Feb 21
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, the Strauss Center and Clements Center welcome Tom Ricks , a military historian and author, to give a lecture: "Was George Washington a Strategic Genius?"

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Mon Feb 25
12:15 pm
Dean's Conferene Room

This is the third event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett , a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature.

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Tue Feb 26
12:15 pm
2315 Red River Street, SRH 3, Room 3.122

Dr. Thomas J. Sugrue is professor of social and cultural analysis and history at NYU. A specialist in 20th-century American politics, urban history, civil rights and race, Dr. Sugrue will speak on the state of race, immigration and diversity in the United States, focusing on metropolitan America.

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Thu Feb 28
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome William Hitchcock , professor of history at the University of Virginia, for a talk on "Why Ike Matters: America and the World in the 1950s" at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Sat Mar 2
12:00 pm
Martin Park by Festival Beach (10 Chicon St., Austin, TX 78702)

Join the LBJ Austin Area Alumni Chapter for their annual Spring Alumni Picnic on Saturday, March 2, from noon to 2 p.m., at Festival Beach! Food and drink will be provided, but feel free to bring a dish or dessert of your choice.

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Mon Mar 4
12:15 pm
Room 3.122, LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3

Dr. Laurence Ralph is a professor of anthropology at Princeton University and is considered one of the nation’s leading scholars on racial justice, crime policies and public policy. Dr. Ralph will speak on his work with the Center on Transnational Policing (CTP), a collaborative research hub he founded with Dr. Aisha Beliso-De Jesús. CTP brings together scholars at different levels to understand policing in the U.S. and internationally.

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