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"Recent Developments in the Use of Data and Modeling in Political Science"
Friday, April 10, 2015
12:00-2:00pm
Room 206, Eaton Hall
Lunch will be provided

Daniel Scarvalone is the winner of the Tufts 2015 Young Alumni Achievement Award. Dan is passionately committed to the democratic process. Starting as a volunteer during the winter break of his senior year, he has worked on two presidential campaigns and one US Senate campaign and is now the Director of Data and Modeling for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee where he oversees voter research, identification and mobilization for the campaigns across the country.

Dan will offer his thoughts on new techniques and technologies for identifying voters and mobilizing them to vote, including an analysis of the most recent midterm elections. He will answer questions about his work and is happy to give advice to Tufts students who are considering work on political campaigns. He will also be available to meet in a small group following his talk.

The Department of Political Science and the Department of Classics present:
Paul Cantor

Clifton Waller Barrett Professor
Department of English, University of Virginia
Friday, April 17, 2015
12:00pm
Terrace Room
Lunch will be served

Shakespeare and Nietzsche on Rome and Christianity

The Department of Political Science and the Department of Classics present Paul Cantor, Clifton Waller Barrett Professor in the Department of English at the University of Virginia. Professor Cantor will present Shakespeare and Nietzsche on Rome and Christianity. His specialties are in comparative literature, Renaissance, and Romanticism. The event will take place on April 17th from 12:00pm until 1:30pm in the Terrace Room on the Medford Campus. Lunch will be served. For more information on the event email Peter Morency, Staff Assistant, Department of Political Science.
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Recent Events

"Breaking the Glass Ceiling: An Analysis of Women in American Politics"
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
12:00-1:00pm
Terrace Room, Paige Hall
Pizza & drinks will be served

On Wednesday, Tufts Professors Deborah Schildkraut (Political Science), Virginia Drachman (U.S. History), and Ronna Johnson (English and Women's Studies) are coming together for a lively discussion on the status of Women in American politics as seen through various lenses: historical, feminist, and political.

Women have made huge advances in American politics over the last few decades, but just how remarkable are these advances? Women still only make up 20% of the Senate and 18% of the House. And there's still that glass ceiling women have yet to crack: the one to the White House.

Join us and help to put a few more cracks in the glass ceiling!

This bipartisan event is hosted by Tufts for Hillary and supported by the Department of Political Science and Pi Sigma Alpha.
Contact us: tuftsforhillary@gmail.com

Book Talk
Africa's Peacemakers: Nobel Laureates of African Descent
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:00-8:00pm
Cabot Center, Room 703, The Fletcher School
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Sponsored by the Ralph Bunche Society for Diversity in International Affairs and co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Africana Studies Program.

Political Science Majors Event & Luncheon
Thursday, February 19, 2015
12noon
Packard Hall, 2nd floor

Interested in a Political Science major or minor? Let Political Science faculty and students answer your questions.

Contact: Jeannine Lenehan, Communications Coordinator (jeannine.lenehan@tufts.edu)


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