- Alumni Notes: Fall 2019Takiyah Harper-Shipman (Ph.D. ‘17) is an assistant professor of Africana Studies at Davidson College Her first book, Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa, was published by Routledge Press this past summer as part of its “Routledge Studies in African Development” series. Juhem Navarro-Rivera (Ph.D. ‘15) is currently serving as Director of Political Research and […]
- Faculty Achievements: Fall 2019Professor Evelyn Simien, Neag School of Education Professor Jennifer McGarry, and Neag graduate student Nneka Arinze co-authored an article titled “A Portrait of Marginality in Sport and Education: Toward a Theory of Intersectionality and Raced-Gendered Experiences for Black Female College Athletes.” It will appear in the Journal of Women, Politics, and Public Policy. Professor Jane […]
- Looking For New FacultyThe Department of Political Science at UConn currently has two open positions. Please follow the links to read about our need for an Assistant Professor in Residence at our Avery Point campus and an Assistant Professor at our Stamford campus. We look forward to reviewing applications!
Collaborative Advising for Poli Sci and/or Human Rights Majors 12:30pm
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs Campus Oak 110Join your academic advisor and your education abroad advisor for information about participating in UConn approved Education Abroad programs! Ed Abroad 101 will be presented as well as information directly from your advisors on the application process, relevant course work, examples of programs for your major(s) and insight from education abroad alum within the majors. Bring your curiosity and your questions! To register https://nexus.uconn.edu/secure_per/events/event_registration.php?ser=1526&rc=5358624001
Contact Information: Valerie NightingaleMore
How Autocrats Compete: Parties, Patrons, and Unfair Elections in Africa12:15pm
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs Campus Oak 438Prof. Oksan Bayulgen leads a Q&A with Prof. Yonatan Morse regarding his new book "How Autocrats Compete: Parties, Patrons, and Unfair Elections in Africa"
Black Caribs, Indigeneity, and Resistance in 18th Century St. Vincent2:30pm
Monday, September 30th, 2019
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Storrs Campus UCHI Conference RoomTacuma Peters (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) is a recipient of the 2019 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship and Assistant Professor in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy
at James Madison College and in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University.
“"Black Caribs, Indigeneity, and Resistance in Eighteenth Century St. Vincent” examines the “Carib Wars” of the mid- to late-eighteenth century. It interprets the political thought and practices that led to Carib resistance to British claims to land and sovereignty in the wake of
the Seven Years’ War. Through an examination of the limited writings of Black Carib leaders, the strategies utilized to resist British colonialism, the history of European interpretations of
Carib polities, and the extant historiography on the two conflicts, Peters argues that St. Vincent after the Seven Years’ War provides a key site of inquiry into the processes of racialization and land dispossession that characterize settler colonialism. Peters concludes by addressing the problems that incomplete and colonial archives pose to historians of political thought and by
meditating on the relationship of Carib anti-colonialism to the concepts and practices of marronage and confederacy.
Darian Spearman, PhD Candidate in Philosophy, will serve as discussant.
Co-sponsored by the Political Theory Workshop and the REP Graduate Certificate Program
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Connecticut Law Review Symposium - How We Argue Now: The Moral Foundations of Politics & Law8:30am
Friday, October 11th, 2019
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Law School Starr HallIn the current global conjuncture of populism and polarization, political leaders increasingly disregard substantive dialogue and evidence, instead turning to divisive methods to mobilize their base. This symposium will examine how these broader political manifestations arise from the mechanisms of moral decision-making and the powerful role of the emotions and unconscious biases in moral and political judgments. We will also explore proven ways to mediate political discord, inculcate a sense of humility and civility in public discourse, and foster a generation of law students, lawyers, and political leaders equipped to resolve disputes effectively.
Contact Information: Jessica Zaccagnino, Symposium Editor, Connecticut Law Review email@example.comMore
- Oct 15 Colloquium: Sanford Levinson12:30pm
What's in a Name? Metaphors and Cybersecurity12:15pm
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs Campus Oak Hall 438Colloquium: Jordan Branch (Brown University). What's in a Name? Metaphors and Cybersecurity. 12:15pm in Oak 438.
- Oct 31 Colloquium: Prof. Alyx Mark (Wesleyan)12:30pm
- Nov 13 Colloquium: John Higley12:15pm
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