AVI events

AVI Undergraduate Speaker Series

Join our email list to learn about upcoming speakers. Past speakers include founding editor of The Onion Scott Dikkers, and former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell.

Food, Faculty, and Political Philosophy

Get to know your professors by learning about their research over lunch or dinner. Join our email list to receive the sign-up sheets.

Constitution Day Lecture

Our annual Constitution Day Lecture is held every September, and is open to the entire Duke community, as well as the general public.

Events co-sponsored with other departments and programs 

Political Theory Workshop

See established scholars and advanced graduate students workshop cutting edge research.  The workshop is held several times a semester, usually on Thursday afternoons. A list of past speakers can be found here.

Graduate Conference in Political Theory

See graduate students from around the world present their research and receive feedback from Duke professors.  The conference is held annually in the spring. Information about applying to be a presenter can be found here.