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This Center for Advanced Study public events series features presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.
We are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most productive and creative faculty in a series of intellectually and spiritually invigorating presentations. You are invited to drop in when you can and enjoy a bite to eat while you learn about the exciting projects undertaken by our faculty. A brunch buffet will be provided at all in-person events.
11:00am, Gisela Sin, Political ScienceThe Disempowered Executive: Reconsidering the Line-Item Veto
Many scholars believe that the line-item veto (LIV) empowers executives to shape the budget and advance their agendas. Contrary to this prevalent view, Professor Sin will argue that the LIV in fact prevents them from reaching favorable agreements with the legislature, contributing to increased gridlock and polarization.
Noon, Clara Bosak-Schroeder, ClassicsThe Seven Wonders Project: From Page to Digital Book
Professor Bosak-Schroeder's current project blends traditional scholarship with creative nonfiction to explore how contemporary artists from marginalized standpoints, especially women and non-binary people of color, are reimagining ancient Mediterranean monuments. This talk reflects on her experience crossing genres and media: the project began as an adult activity book, then became a scrapbook, and is now restarting life in a digital environment.