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The political science department organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including workshops, lectures, debates, and forums. Please check back regularly to see what exciting events will be coming up next!


On Friday, September 20th, 2019 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm at the Greenleaf Conference Room (Jones Hall 100A) The Tulane Department of Political Science is pleased to present Dara Strolovitch, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University who will give a seminar entitled "When Bad Things Happen to Privileged People: Race, Gender, and the Political Construction of Crisis & Non-Crisis"

On Thursday, September 26th at 4:00pm, come hear a talk by Michael Cohen of the Boston Globe, about his new book: Clear and Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better & Why That Matters to Americans. The talk will take place in the LBC Suite 218.

On Friday, September 27th from 2:00pm to 5:30pm at the Commons Room 337 on Tulane's Uptown campus, Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans are partnering to host Elect Her, a national nonpartisan training program aimed at empowering and encouraging young women to take on leadership roles on and off college campuses.  This event is open to all Tulane and Loyola students.

On Wednesday, October 30th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm there will be a presentation on International careers by the Political Science Department in 108 Jones Hall.  

Prof. Dauphine Sloan will speak on International Development careers from 3pm to 4pm.

Prof. Mark Gasiorowski will speak on International Affairs careers from 4pm to 5pm.

On Thursday, November 14, at 4.30pm, in Rogers Memorial Chapel, Alexandra Bell, the Senior Policy Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, will give a talk on America's relationship with nuclear weapons, proliferation, and protests against nuclear policy in a talk called “America’s Love-Hate Relationship with The Bomb: U.S. Nuclear Policy in the 21st Century.”

Spring 2020 registration will open as of Monday, November 4th, 2019 and will continue through Friday, January 24th, 2020! New Political Science courses will also be available for Spring 2020!