Neoliberalism, Authoritarianism, Fascism Talk

On Thursday, March 2nd, at 7:30 PM in the Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160, Wendy Brown (University of California, Berkeley) will be hosting a talk on “Neoliberalism, Authoritarianism, Fascism: Where are we and how did we get here?”

This talk is a beginning attempt to map the emergence of contemporary rightwing populism, nationalism and authoritarianism from the ruins of neoliberalism.  It is an attempt to orient in disorienting times.  For more information, click here.

Impact Non Profit Job/internship

Impact is a non-profit project of leading advocacy organizations, including Environment America and USPIRG, that creates the grassroots action and power it takes to make an impact on issues that matter. They are hiring a team of organizers for a two-year program. Organizers are working in 25 states on campaigns to get the U.S. to 100 percent renewable energy, stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, and reform elections to make voting more accessible. Sign up here to find out more.

Impact organizer Ethan Jacquart will be interviewing graduating seniors on campus from February 27th until March 3rd, in advance of the March 4th priority application deadline. Apply here.

Impact also has internships for underclassmen. Undergraduates can apply here.



Poli Sci Tutors Needed For Spring 2017

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement (DDEEA) is in need of tutors for the course(s) listed below. Tutors can earn $9.00 to start (+ $1 per hour for more tutoring a group of 3 -6 students). Applicants must have earned an AB or higher in the course to tutor (or equivalent courses/background knowledge), are currently enrolled at UW-Madison with a 2.75 GPA or higher, and want to help other students.

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International Politics Summer School 2017

The University of Oxford is holding a two-week residential summer school tackling the vital issues that shape politics in the modern world with a regional focus. The academic program consists of small seminar groups with a specialist tutor, a daily lecture program given by world-renowned academics, and lively daily discussion groups led by current Oxford University doctoral students. Click here to learn more.

Russia and the 2016 Election Talk

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) and the Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Society & Politics Committee will be holding a panel on “Russia and the 2016 US Election: Cyberwar and Prospects for Future Conflict” on Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00PM in Varsity Hall, Union South. The event is free and open to the public.