March 10, 2020
Mandel Center for the Humanities, Atrium
Is Democrat Socialism on the horizon in America? Trump is worried. “America will never be a socialist country,” President Donald Trump declared in his 2019 State of the Union address. More than at any time since World War I, Americans are talking about socialism. A 2019 Gallup poll, 43% of all Americans, and 58% of those between 18 and 34, believe that socialism would be a “good thing” for the country. Why is that word, and its egalitarian vision, enjoying a resurgence in the United States? And does it mean, contrary to the president, we might see a socialist America in the not-too-distant future? What would democratic socialism look like in America?
Professor Peter Dreier, E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics at Occidental College, will be visiting Brandeis to speak about his newest book, We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism – American Style. Hosted by the Department of Politics and sponsored by Jules Bernstein ’57. For the registration page, please click here.
March 15, 2020
International Lounge, Usdan
Please join us for a half-day nonpartisan training for women on how to run for student government and political office. Participants will consider their own candidacy, discuss the importance of women running for political office, examine the issues they care about, map out their support networks, craft and deliver elevator speeches, learn more about campaign strategy, hear from incredible speakers who have run for office, and more. To nominate someone to participate in this event, fill out this form.
This workshop is free with lunch provided. Please register here!
co-sponsored by the Gordon Center for American Public Policy and WGS.
January 30, 2020
It took 72 years for us to win the right to vote. Learn about the mobilization from 1848 at Seneca Falls to 1920, and passage of the 19th Amendment. Presenters: Professors Joyce Antler, Jill Greenlee with Theo Tyson, Anja Parish and others. Co-sponsored by Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Department of Politics, Hadassah Brandeis Institute.
April 15, 2019
Greenberg Scholars, Tamar Lieberman, Tal Richtman, and Julianna Scionti, will present their research projects. Support of their research was made possible by a generous donation from the Joshua Greenberg Memorial Fund. Joshua Greenberg (1970-1998) graduated from Brandeis, '92, with a major in Politics. The Joshua Greenberg Memorial Fund was established by Joshua's family and friends to honor his life and preserve his memory.
February 27, 2019Panelists:
Farah Pandith, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Paul Turner, Director and Senior Advisor for CVE, Creative Associates
Saida Abdi, Director of Community Relations, Boston Children's Hospital Refugee Trauma and Relilience Center
February 14, 2019
Session 1: Featuring Olivia Santoro of the ACLU Massachusetts, who will describe their legislative priorities.
January 25, 2017
Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations
Shai Feldman, Judy and Sidney Swartz Director's Chair of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies and Professor of Politics
Lucy Goodhart, Lecturer in International & Global Studies and Politics
Jill Greenlee (Moderator), Associate Professor of Politics
Jeffrey Lenowitz, Assistant Professor of Politics
November 29, 2016
Charles Stewart III, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at MIT
Kay Lehman Schlozman, J. Joseph Moakey Professor of Political Science at Boston College
David A. Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston College
September 29, 2016
Interdepartmental Forum: History, Politics and Economics
George J. Hall (presenting)
David Hackett Fischer
Steven L. Burg
May 4, 2016
"2016: The Constitution at a Crossroads"
May 3, 2016
A Panel Discussion
May 3, 2016
March 22, 2016
A special Primary Season screening of Elia Kazan's classic film, "A Face in the Crowd," with commentary by Prof. Bernie Yack
February 2, 2016
A talk by Colin Kahl, National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden