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UMass' Joshua Dyck to Present ' Initiatives Without Engagement' May 8

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 9:50am

​Western's Political Science Department and College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host WWU alumnus Joshua Dyck, associate professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Center for Public Opinion at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, for his presentati

WWU to Host ‘What Historical Parallels Can Teach Us’ March 16

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:26am

Felix Manuel Burgos of New York University will discuss the current status and future of the recent Colombian peace accords at noon on Friday, March 16 in Western’s Communications Facility 125.

The event is free and open to the public.

Western Students Visit Olympia with Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:01am

A group of Western students joined former Secretary of State and WWU Trustee, Ralph Munro, and Vernon Johnson, WWU professor of Political Science and director of the Munro Institute for Civic Education, in Olympia today to meet with legislators and other state leaders.

Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present  'Climate Policy in the European Union'  at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Science Lecture (SL) 150.

The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.

Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU to Host Yes! Magazine Co-founder Sarah Van Gelder as Part of the Munro Seminars Nov. 1 and 2

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:38pm

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will host its fifth annual Seminars for Civic Education Nov.1 and 2, featuring a keynote lecture from Sarah van Gelder, acclaimed author and co-founder of YES! Magazine, and two panels on “Rebuilding Consensus in an Age of Political Polarization” with a variety of professors, nonprofit leaders and other subject-matter experts.

Event details are as follows; all presentations are free and open to the public:

"‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate" May 9 at 3 p.m.

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:09pm

24th Annual Political Science Association Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, May 9

Panel Discussions

8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

4th Floor, Arntzen Hall

 

Gordon Sandison Lecture: ‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate

CF 110 at 3 p.m.

State AG Bob Ferguson speaks to full house at Western

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:28am

Western Washington University’s Political Science Department hosted a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on May 2.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU photos by Rhys Logan.

 

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Speak at Western May 2

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 2:25pm

BELLINGHAM –– Western Washington University’s Political Science Department will host a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 in Parks Hall 146.

The event is free and open to the public.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU to Host Discussion on Right-Wing Politics in Latin America Feb. 21

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:38am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Wolff will lead a roundtable discussion titled “A New Wave of Right-wing Politics in Latin America?” from 10-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Science, Math, and Technology Education (SMATE) building room 120.

This event is free and open to the public.

Election 2016 Results Discussion & Obama Presidency Retrospective

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:02am

Join the WWU Political Science Association and PLSC 423: The American Presidency from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 in Parks Hall 146 to discuss the results of the election and hold a retrospective on the Obama presidency. Free and open to the campus community.

Discussion leaders: Sara Weir and Chris Towler.

Panel Discussions Announced for Annual Ralph Munro Institute Nov. 15-16

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 9:57am

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will host Danny Hayes, Political Science professor at George Washington University, for its 2016 Ralph Munro Seminar keynote lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Mount Baker Theatre in downtown Bellingham. Hayes is a nationally acclaimed scholar of American politics, elections, and media. His lecture will address the role of the media in the Presidential campaign.

WWU’s Todd Donovan to Discuss 'The 2016 Presidential Election and Donald Trump’s Effect on American Politics' on Nov.16 at City Hall

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 8:46am

Western Washington University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host Todd Donovan, WWU professor of Political Science, for his talk titled “The 2016 Presidential Election and Donald Trump’s Effect on American Politics,” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie St., Bellingham.

The event is free and open to the public.

Book talk to discuss Indian immigrant women in the workplace Nov. 9

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 1:48pm

WWU Professor of Political Science Bidisha Biswas and Stockton University Economics Professor Ramya Vijaya will discuss their new book, “Immigrant Women and Work: The American Experience,” at a book talk from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Canada House.

WWU’s Shirin Deylami to Discuss the Effect of Popular Culture on Political Power Nov. 3 in Wilson Library

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 2:56pm

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Political Science Shirin Deylami will give a talk entitled “Is Watching Television a Political Act? How Popular Culture Shapes How We Understand Political Power,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 in Western Libraries Special Collections, (Wilson Library 6th Floor).

The presentation is free and open to the public.

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