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Wellman Hill Grants Competition Information Session

Date posted: October 20th, 2015

The ninth annual competition for Wellman Hill Political Science Internship Grants will begin in mid-November. The grants are made possible by a generous gift from Elizabeth Hill (B.A., M.A. 1997) to honor her grandfather, Wellman Hill. …Read more.

From Baghdad to Cleveland and Back: My personal journey through modern Iraq

Date posted: September 14th, 2015

Shwan Ibrahim Taha, CWRU Alumnus
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:30pmTinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom C

Attending CWRU in 1986 at the height of the Iran-Iraq war and returning to a devastated country in 2003, Shwan Ibrahim Taha has witnessed some of the Middle East’s most profound changes.  …Read more.

The Revenge of the Nerds, and Other Dispatches from the Intellectual Property Wars

Date posted: September 14th, 2015

A Global Currents Lecture Discussion with:
Susan K. Sell, Ph.D.Professor of Political Science and International AffairsThe George Washington University
Monday October 5, 2015, 4:00 p.m.Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom
In the 1980s the United States government made negotiation and enforcement of strong “intellectual property” rights one of the guiding principles of its foreign policy. …Read more.

The New and Old Politics of Congressional Elections

Date posted: September 13th, 2015

A Discussion with:
Paul Herrnson, Ph.D.Professor of Political ScienceUniversity of Connecticut
Thursday November 5, 2015, 4:30 p.m.Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom
After years of relative stability – 40 years of uninterrupted Democratic control of the House of Representatives, followed by 12 years of Republican control – congressional elections saw dramatic swings in 2006, 2010, and 2014. …Read more.

Constitution Day 2015 “Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses: Justice and Due Process”

Date posted: August 19th, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 20154:00pm-5:30pm
Moot Courtroom in the CWRU School of Law
In 2010, the Center for Public Integrity reported that victims of sexual misconduct on campus face “a frustrating search for justice.”  On April 4, 2011, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a guidance document about sexual violence on campuses, setting standards for what universities must do in order to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972’s prohibition of sex discrimination in education.  …Read more.

Spring 2015 POSC Colloquium

Date posted: March 12th, 2015

The full schedule of POSC 396 presentations for spring 2015 is now available.

The Democracy Establishment

Date posted: March 9th, 2015

A Global Currents Lecture Discussion with:
Sarah Bush Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Political ScienceTemple University
Tuesday March 31, 2015, 12:15 p.m.Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom ACase Western Reserve University
When U.S. …Read more.

High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank

Date posted: January 27th, 2015

Professor Joel Beinin, Stanford University
March 2nd, 2015, 4:30 pmTinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A
Scholars have longed distinguished between normal political protest and what can be termed “high-risk activism,” best exemplified in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964. …Read more.

Political Science Senior Project ColloquiumNovember 24, 2014 5:45 – 8:00 p.m.

Date posted: October 27th, 2014

Clark 302
5:45 – 6:00: Introduction, setting up powerpoints
6:00 – 6:20: Bowen He – Anti-Corruption Campaigns in China after Reform Advisor: Paul Schroeder
6:20 – 6:40: Kassie Stewart – Getting Back to Grassroots? …Read more.

Biennial Political Science Department Election Watch Party

Date posted: October 15th, 2014

November 4, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Mather House 100

What Do Political Scientists Do? Studying Political Science

Date posted: October 15th, 2014

Oct 29, 2014
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Mather House 100

Women in the Club: Democratic Women, Republican Women, and the Politics of Women’s Issues

Date posted: October 3rd, 2014

Michele L. Swers Associate Professor of Government at Georgetown University
Keynote Address for the Conference on
Women, Gender, and Conservative Parties in the 21st Century
October 9, 4:30 p.m. …Read more.

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