Events

Past Events

Jan 24

InnovateGov Informational Session

Friday, January 24, 2020 12:00 PM at 210A Berkey Hall

Learn how you can make an impact through a public service internship in Detroit this summer.

Jan 28

American Politics Workshop featuring Joseph Hamm and Scott Wolfe

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

The Jan. 28 American Politics Workshop features discussion with Joseph Hamm and Scott Wolfe of the Department of Criminal Justice.

Jan 29

Tocqueville on Modern Discontent

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

Dr. Dana Jalbert Stauffer, Associate Professor of Instruction and Research Fellow in the Government Department at the University of Texas in Austin, explores the insights that can be gleaned from Alexis de Tocqueville’s classic work, Democracy in America, into the moral, political, and spiritual dilemmas of our age.

Jan 30

Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity in 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:00 PM at Kellogg Auditorium

Michael Roth, President of Wesleyan University, will kick off the LeFrak Symposium on Science, Reason and Modern Democracy's "Freedom of Speech and Intellectual Diversity in 2020" program.

Feb 1

Deadline for Scholarship Applications

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at College of Social Science

Make sure to have your scholarship applications in on time!

Feb 5

InnovateGov Informational Session

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12:00 PM at 309B Berkey Hall

Learn how you can make an impact through a public service internship in Detroit this summer.

Feb 11

American Politics Workshop featuring Shayla Olson

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

The American Politics Workshop discussion for Feb. 11 will feature Political Science PhD Student Shayla Olson

Feb 14

Caitlin Ainsley lecture

Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00 PM - Friday, February 14, 2020 1:30 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

Caitlin Ainsley, Assistant Professor of Political Science, at the University of Washington

Feb 19

Kenneth Scheve lecture

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:00 PM - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:30 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

Kenneth Scheve, Professor of Political Science at Stanford University

Feb 19

Madeleine Albright to speak at the 2020 Blanchard Forum

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will be the featured speaker of the 2020 Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum.

Feb 20

Freedom of Speech and Intellectual Diversity on Campus

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Jackson Lounge, Wharton Center

Robert Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago, who commissioned the now famous "Chicago Statement" a declaration of principles in support of free debate and expression on campus.

Feb 27

MSU Provost Teresa Sullivan on Freedom of Speech

Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:00 PM at Huntington Club, Spartan Stadium

Dr. Teresa Sullivan, MSU Interim Provost and former President of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville is a combat tested veteran of the struggle over speech.

Mar 2

Spring Break

Monday, March 2, 2020 at

Spring Break

Mar 10

American Politics Workshop featuring Matt Grossmann and Zuhaib Mahmood

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

The American Politics Workshop series discussion for March 10 will feature Political Scientists Matt Grossmann and Zuhaib Mahmood.

Mar 12

Dr. Nazita Lajevardi discusses her new book

Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 PM at

MSU Muslim Studies Program is hosting a discussion on Dr. Nazita Lajevardi's new book

Mar 13

Sabrina Karim Lecture

Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

Sabrina Karim, Associate Professor at Cornell University

Mar 19

PhD Open House

Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00 AM - Friday, March 20, 2020 5:00 PM at

PhD Open House

Mar 24

American Politics Workshop featuring Noah Durst

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

The March 24 American Politics Workshop features discussion with Noah Durst, assistant professor of Urban and Regional Planning.

Mar 25

Michigan Political Leadership Program Dinner

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:00 PM at Kellogg Center

Michigan Political Leadership Program is celebrating its 25th anniversary fundraising dinner.

Mar 27

MSU-UM Race and Ethnicity Conference

Friday, March 27, 2020 2:00 PM - Friday, March 27, 2020 5:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

MSU-UM Race and Ethnicity Conference

Mar 30

Workshop on Qualitative Research

Monday, March 30, 2020 at

Workshop on Qualitative Research

Apr 2

LeFrak Forum Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech Keynote Address

Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:00 PM at Kellogg Center Auditorium

Randall Kennedy, Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, pre-eminent authority on the First Amendment in its relations to the American struggle for civil rights, will give the keynote address for the LeFrak Forum's Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech.

Apr 3

LeFrak Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech: Day 1

Friday, April 3, 2020 at Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center

Day One of the LeFrak Forum's Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech include several panelists discussing intellectual diversity.

Apr 3

Johanna Birnir Lecture

Friday, April 3, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

Johanna Birnir, Professor in the department of Government and Politics and the director of the All Minorities at Risk project at the University of Maryland

Apr 4

LeFrak Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech: Day 2

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center

Day Two of the LeFrak Forum's Conference on Intellectual Diversity and Free Speech include several panelists discussing freedom of speech.

Apr 15

Master of Public Policy Capstone Forum

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at TBA

The Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum and the MSU Master of Public Policy Program invite you to the 2020 Master of Public Policy Capstone Forum.

Apr 21

American Politics Workshop featuring Kesicia Dickinson

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:00 PM at 104 S. Kedzie Hall

The American Politics Workshop series discussion for April 21 will feature Kesicia Dickinson (Political Science).