Spring 2024 Co-sponsored Event

1492 and the Significance of Islam & Anarchism

Mohamed Abdou, Ph.D., author of Islam and Anarchism, will speak on Thursday, May 2, 5-6:30 PM in Russell House.  


Government Department Events

A Conversation with Andrea Bernstein

Will there be legal accountability for Donald Trump?

Fresh from the courtrooms where Donald Trump has been on trial in New York City, journalist, author, and podcast host Andrea Bernstein will give an insider’s perspective on how the legal actions against the once and would-be president are playing out, with their profound implications for democracy.  Bernstein will give a behind-the-scenes account of her year-long investigation on the secret machinations that led to the current six-three conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 17, from 12:15 - 1:10 PM in PAC 101. Lunch will be provided.

Book Talk with Faisal Ahmed

Faisal Ahmed, author of Conquests and Rents: A Political Economy of Dictatorship and Violence in Muslim Societies, will be on campus to talk about his new book on Thursday, April 18, from 12-1 PM in PAC 101. Lunch will be provided.

Pizza with a Professor

Learn about a faculty member's reach, teaching philosophies, and journey to become a professor at Wesleyan University. Pizza with a Professor is a wonderful way to get to know faculty outside the classroom over pizza. Check back for Spring 2024 dates for Pizza with a Professor.

Political Theory Social

Calling all political theorists...Profs. Chakravarti, Ramesh and Hagel host the political theory socials during the semester.  The socials include informal conversations about graduate school, thesis work, research, and discussions on political theorists. The Spring 2024 Political Theory Social took place on Thursday, February 15. Check back for future dates.

Faculty Panel

Each semester the Government Majors Committee chooses a topic for faculty members to provide insight on the topic from a scholarly perspective. Check back for the topic and date.

Declaration Celebration

A celebration for the newly declared Government majors will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 12-1 PM, in PAC 002. Lunch will be provided.