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Thompson Invited Talk: ‘Peril of African American Men in Higher Education Policy’

Thompson Invited Talk: ‘Peril of African American Men in Higher Education Policy’

  Dr. Debra Thompson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, gave an invited talk on March 5 as part of the Conversation Series at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. The title of the talk was “Color-Void: The Peril of African American Men in Higher Education Policy.” […]

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March 11, 2014 at 12:01 pmResearch

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Race Cards: Political science students used six words or less on cards “to stage a conversation about race and just kind of illustrate for the theater students in the audience how complicated and convoluted and complex racial issues really can be,” said Jack Bryne. Acting It Out: Theater students produced […]

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March 11, 2014 at 10:36 amIn Class

Ross Publishes Article on Realism, Emotion, and Dynamic Allegiances in Global Politics

Ross Publishes Article on Realism, Emotion, and Dynamic Allegiances in Global Politics

Dr. Andrew Ross, Assistant Professor of Political Science, published an article on “Realism, Emotion, and Dynamic Allegiances in Global Politics” in International Theory5, no. 2 (2013): 273-99. Abstract: This article appeals to classical realism for new insights into the role emotions play in shifting the terrain of political allegiance in […]

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March 3, 2014 at 8:30 amResearch

Ross: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Ross: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

A new book by Dr. Andrew Ross, Assistant Professor of Political Science, looks at Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict (University of Chicago Press, 2013). The book looks at emotions as powerful and creative forces in the politics of terrorism, ethnic conflict, and transitional justice. Approaching emotions […]

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March 3, 2014 at 8:21 amResearch

‘Critical Resistance in the Digital Age’ Series Planned

‘Critical Resistance in the Digital Age’ Series Planned

The Making and Breaking the Law theme group is coordinating a series of events on the theme of “Critical Resistance in the Digital Age” in Spring 2014. The spring series focuses on social activism, new media technologies, and their role in relation to issues of privacy, mobilization, and advocacy, with […]

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February 20, 2014 at 6:32 pmNews

What Privacy? New Book Details Surveillance in Modern Society

What Privacy? New Book Details Surveillance in Modern Society

By Philip Barnes From high-tech airport security checks and banks that scrutinize the specifics of your credit card purchases, to city street cameras and the data collected on your Facebook postings, surveillance is “in the DNA” of modern society, argue the authors of a new book. Related Post: Top 10  […]

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January 30, 2014 at 7:29 amResearch

Syria Interventions: Military, Legal, and Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and Beyond, Jan. 28

Syria Interventions: Military, Legal, and Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and Beyond, Jan. 28

The War and Peace Studies program and STAND Against Genocide present “Syria Interventions: Military, Legal, and Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and Beyond” on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda. This event is an interactive, round-table discussion with experts in international law, politics, and […]

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January 21, 2014 at 3:14 pmEvents