Past Events

Dec 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
12/08/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Science, Economics, and the Politics of Climate Change
Fondren Science Building, Room 153
12/07/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Your Cyber Shield: The Front Line to Risk Management
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall

Nov 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
11/29/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | American Media and American Conservatism in the Time of Trump
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
11/28/2017
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Narratives of Terror and the Challenge of Trauma in Nigeria's Boko Haram Ravaged Northeast
Fondren Science Building, Room 158
11/28/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Explaining Russia’s Contradictory Policies toward the U.S.
Florence Hall, Room 304, SMU Dedman School of Law
11/15/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Middle East and the Legacies of the First World War
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
11/13/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Sun & Star | Political Self-Censorship in an Authoritarian State
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
11/08/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Why Did Russia interfere in our Presidential Election and Were They Successful in Achieving their Goals?
Harold Clark Simmons Hall, 101 A
11/03/2017 - 11/11/2017
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
MEMBERS ONLY | Life in Public Service
TBD

Oct 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
10/30/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Sun & Star | How China Escaped the Poverty Trap
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
10/25/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | U.S.-Latin American Relations: Past, Present, and Future
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
10/23/2017
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sun & Star | Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan
Hughes-Trigg Student Center
10/18/2017
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cuba after Castro
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
10/18/2017
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Global Health Diplomacy
McCord Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Dallas Hall
10/12/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Curbing the North Korean Missile and Nuclear
Florence Hall, Room 100, SMU Dedman Law School
10/10/2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Status of Latinos and Health in a Shifting Policy Landscape
The Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center

Sep 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
9/27/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | Muslim Citizenship: On Islam and Integration in Contemporary France
Florence Hall, Room 201, SMU Dedman Law School
9/18/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Investment & Risk in Energy Transport: Market & Policy Upheavals
Florence Hall, Room 107, SMU Dedman Law School
9/07/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Food safety after Fukushima: Scientific Citizenship and the Politics of Risk
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall

Aug 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
8/30/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
An Immigrant's Success Story in the U.S.
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
8/02/2017
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In Search of the Elusive Zimbabwean Dream: An Autobiography of Thought Leadership
McCord Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Dallas Hall

Jun 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
6/21/2017
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The State of Latino Education: A Policy Conference on Statewide and National Opportunities and Challenges
Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Building

May 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
5/03/2017 - 5/04/2017
6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sun & Star Symposium | One Hundred Days In: The State of U.S.-Japan Relations Under the Trump Administration
George W. Bush Center

Apr 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
4/26/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | President Donald Trump and Russia
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
4/24/2017
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SAS@SMU | Is Cyberwar Coming?
Hughes-Trigg Student Center
4/19/2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | Coffee & Conversation with Kazuko Kojima
Dedman Life Science Building, Room 131, SMU Campus
4/10/2017
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
SAS@SMU | Civil Liberties and National Security
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
4/05/2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Opportunities and Challenges of Norwegian-Russian Economic Cooperation
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall

Mar 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
3/31/2017
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Coffee & Conversation | Droughts, Floods & Food: Nontraditional Security Threats in Southeast Asia
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
3/28/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | President Trump and the Future of Counterterrorism
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
3/23/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch & Learn | Enduring Priorities in U.S.-Asia Policy
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
3/20/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The American Dream in the Age of President Trump
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
3/08/2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | Six years after the Arab Spring: Trajectories, Outcomes and the Regional Order
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
3/01/2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
U.S.-Japan Security Alliance: How the Relationship is Changing Militarily and What We Can Expect
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall

Feb 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
2/28/2017
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Migration Challenge in Europe and the U.S. Compared
Karcher Auditorium, Storey Hall, Law Quad, SMU Campus
2/17/2017
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sun & Star | Japan Update Symposium
InterContinental Dallas
2/15/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | President Donald Trump and Asia
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
2/08/2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | The China-Japan-Southeast Asia Relationship
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
2/01/2017
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mass Politics of Immigration
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall

Jan 2017

Date/Time Event/Location
1/25/2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly Seminar | President Donald Trump and the Border
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall

Dec 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
12/07/2016
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A WAC Event | US Foreign Policy in the Middle East for the Next Administration
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
12/06/2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Texas-Mexico | Coffee & Conversation with Alan Bersin
Huitt-Zollars Confrence Room, Embrey Engineering Building

Nov 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
11/16/2016
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SAS@SMU | National Security Dinner: U.S. Policy in the Middle East
The Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center
11/15/2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | The U.S. Presidential Election and the Future of Japan-U.S. Relations
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
11/11/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Sun & Star | Security of the Korean Peninsula
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
11/04/2016
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents
George W. Bush Center
11/03/2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | China's Economic Statecraft
Tower Center Boardroom, Carr Collins #227
11/01/2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SAS@SMU | Does America Still Need the Army?
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall

Oct 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
10/28/2016
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Latino Public Policy | How Political Rhetoric Both Engages and Demobilizes Citizens
Latino Cultural Center
10/26/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tower Center Monthly Seminar | Divided by Faith?: An Examination of Religious Affiliation as a Determinant of Group Consciousness among Latinxs
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
10/24/2016
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Nuremberg Trials: 70 Years Later
Fairmont Dallas
10/20/2016
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tower Center Special Event | A Conversation with His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, United Arab Emirates
Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum, SMU Campus
10/20/2016
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A DCII Event |Fear and Loathing: Political Neuro-Biology and the 2016 Elections
McCord Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Dallas Hall
10/19/2016
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
POSTPONED | Coffee & Conversation | Cyber Security with Congressman Michael McCaul
Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum, SMU Campus
10/07/2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tower Center Student Forum | A Brexit Discussion
The Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
10/06/2016
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall

Sep 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
9/29/2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star | China's Evolving Economy and Society: A Long View
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
9/22/2016
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
SAS@SMU | Intelligence, Policy, and Covert Action
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
9/21/2016
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sun & Star | Uninformed: Why People Seem to Know so Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
9/21/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tower Center Monthly Seminar | Injury, Rage, Audacity: Donald Trump, Andrew Jackson, and the Creation of the ‘People’s Candidate’
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
9/20/2016
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Latino Politics | Latino Decisions in the 2016 Election
Jones Day Law Office
9/13/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tower Center Event | The Situation in Turkey
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
9/07/2016
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sun & Star | Scott Hawkins Lecture: Strategic Dilemmas in American Foreign Policy
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall

Aug 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
8/31/2016
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sun & Star | The Resource Curse in China
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
8/24/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tower Center Monthly Seminar | Intelligence in Iraq Revisited
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall

Jun 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
6/14/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Populism in Europe and Germany
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
6/10/2016 - 6/11/2016
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sun & Star Symposium in Japan | U.S.-Japan Relations and Security in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Hopes
Keio University

May 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
5/11/2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
A Conversation with James Kelly, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
5/04/2016
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Conversation with the Mt. Fuji Dialogue Special Delegation U.S.-Japan Relations in the New Age: One Year after PM Abe's Visit to the United States
Location TBA

Apr 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
4/19/2016
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Coffee & Conversation | Terrorism and the Internet
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
4/14/2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
SAS@SMU | Intelligence in an Age of Terror
Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum, SMU Campus
4/13/2016
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Tower Center Monthly Seminar | When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall
4/12/2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SAS@SMU | Can the UN Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time?: Multitasking in Peace Operations
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
4/07/2016 - 4/08/2016
6:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jno. E. Owens Memorial Foundation Conference: The Political Economy of Texas-Mexico
Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum, SMU Campus

Mar 2016

Date/Time Event/Location
3/30/2016
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Coffee & Conversation | (Un)healthy Pursuits: Public Health, Exile, and Surveillance in Cold War Mexico
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall