Conferences

Upcoming Conference

Our 2017 conference will take place in conjunction with the meeting of the American Political Science Association in San Francisco, August 31-September 3, 2017.  The theme of the conference is “Protest and Dissent.”  All three panels will take place on Thursday, August 31.  Hope to see you there!

Protest and Dissent I (12-1:30pm)
Principal paper: “Protest Fatigue: When Mass Demonstrations Become Routine”
Presenter: Richard Thompson Ford (Stanford Law)
Commentator (Philosophy): Susan Brison (Dartmouth)
Commentator (Political Science): John Medearis (UC Riverside)

Protest and Dissent II (2-3:30pm)
Principal paper: “In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience”
Presenter: Candice Delmas (Northeastern)
Commentator (Political Science): Juliet Hooker (Texas)
Commentator (Law): Amna Akbar (Moritz College of Law, Ohio State)

Protest and Dissent III (4-5:30)
Principal paper: “Competing Theories of Nonviolent Politics”
Presenter: Karuna Mantena (Yale)
Commentator (Philosophy): José Medina (Vanderbilt)
Commentator (Law): Tabatha Abu El-Haj (Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel)