Fisher Center: "You Can't Fix a Broken Foundation"

Examining the theme "No Place Like Home," the 2016-17 Fisher Center lecture series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 28, with "You Can't Fix a Broken Foundation: Black Women's Housing in the 1970s," a talk by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. An assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University, Taylor is the author of "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation." In the words of Cornel ...  More >>

Constitution Day Speaker Examines Diversity

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' 2016 Constitution Day observance welcomes Eduardo M. Peñalver, the Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law at Cornell University, who will deliver a talk titled "Varieties of Diversity in Constitutional Lawmaking." Peñalver's talk, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 in the ...  More >>

Dean Gives Keynote Address in Lisbon

In September, Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean, who holds the Donald R. Harter '39 Professorship of the Humanities and Social Sciences, delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the European Sociological Association's Research Network on Media and Communication, held at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal. The theme of the conference, "Rethinking Power ...  More >>

Matalin, Carville and Myrick talk Presidential Election

During Homecoming and Family Weekend, Hobart and William Smith will welcome political strategists Mary Matalin P'17 and James Carville L.H.D. '13, P'17 as the next guests of the President's Forum Series. They will be joined by Ithaca Mayor and Presidential Fellow Svante L. Myrick and The Echo Group President Dan Fee '92. Moderated by President Mark D. Gearan, the forum will take place at 11:15 a....  More >>

Amnesty International Internship

During a summer internship at Amnesty International, Kelly Mauch '17 helped take action against some of today's pressing injustices, ranging from the humanitarian crisis in Syria to inequities in the U.S. justice system. Mauch, who has crafted an individual major - "Public Health: Communities, Policy and Cultural Contexts," and is double-minoring in political science and environmental studies, sa...  More >>

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Pi Sigma Alpha

Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. HWS has had the Chi Phi chapter since 1999 and initiated over 100 members.

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