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The Perpetual Houston American and Comparative Talk Series (PHACTS) provides an opportunity for UH faculty members and external speakers to present and receive feedback on research in progress in the fields of American and Comparative politics. A list of upcoming talks is provided below.

Date Time Location Speaker Talk Title PPT/Paper
March 2, 2011 12:00-1:00pm PGH-448 Gergely Ujhelyi
UH Economics
Political Screening: Theory and Evidence from the Argentine Public Sector
March 23, 2011 TBA TBA Joe Soss
University of Minnesota
Policy Devolution and the Racial Politics of Poverty Governance
April 13, 2011 12:00-1:00pm PGH-405 Evan Parker-Stephen
Texas A&M University
A Way with Words? Communication Frames and the Potentials for Presidential Leadership
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