Join us from 4:00-5:30 in Gross Hall to hear Professor Charles Hill present his paper: ” Modern Diplomacy’s Major Mistake.” Professor Hill is the Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He is the author of Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft and World Order (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011).
Join us for the 2017 Graduate Conference in Political Theory!
Jennifer Pitts will be giving a keynote address on Thursday night entitled “Boundaries of the International.” Professor Pitts is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include modern political thought, international political thought, the history of international law, empire, and global justice. She is the author of A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Imperial Liberalism in Britain and France (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
The conference will take place in 270 Gross Hall. Click on the schedule below for more details.
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Please join us Wednesday, February 1st, from 7pm to 9pm in Perkins-Rubinstein 349 for a conversation about the future of political humor. Our theme is “Perils of Presidential Comedy” and we will be considering the future of satirical (and non-satirical) media coverage in the new presidency, the president’s intentional or unintentional use of humor in his public communication strategy and the international comedic perspective on American politics.
Funded by a Humanities Futures Grant from the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Interdisciplinary Political Theory Retreat was held on September 9, 2016 in 270 Gross Hall. Faculty from the history, philosophy and political science departments, as well as the Divinity School, the Law School, the Kenan Institute for Ethics and the Sanford School of Public Policy met to discuss goals and plan future events. Look for upcoming events on the Franklin Humanities Institute and Political Science websites.