Political Theory Project Events

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 12:00pm

Join the Janus Fellows for a lunch discussion about inequality in the United States.

What are the dimensions of economic, social, and cultural inequality? How do these forms of inequality interact with each other and should we consider them separate? How are American conceptions of...

Harpo Jaeger and Annie Rose London
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 7:00pm

Join the Janus Fellows on Tuesday, November 15th at 7:00 for a conversation on birthright citizenship. History Professor Michael Vorenberg will trace the roots and consider the stakes of birthright citizenship in a 15 minute lecture followed by a Q&A period. As always, free Nice Slice!...

Glenn Greenwald and John P. Walters
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 4:00pm

 

In July 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs, adopting a policy that has since become increasingly popular. Some studies seem to indicate no significant increase in usage since decriminalization; and that deaths, sexually transmitted diseases, and other drug-related...

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 8:00pm

Join the Janus Fellows on Thursday, November 3rd at 8:00 in Kassar House Foxboro Auditorium for a conversation with Anthropology Professor Bianca Dahl on the misunderstood role of cultural barriers in public health policy. Professor Dahl will draw on her own research with HIV patients in...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 4:00pm

Ms. McCloskey is the Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois. Trained as an Economist at Harvard, she has written 14 books and published numerous articles on economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, feminism, ethics...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 8:00pm

Join the Janus Fellows on Tuesday, October 25th at 8:00 PM for a conversation with Public Policy Professor Ross Cheit on the problems with post-conviction relief in light of the recent execution of Troy Davis. Professor Cheit will give a short lecture followed by a Q&A period. As always,...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

In 2003, Brown adopted a need-blind admissions policy for first-year admissions. However, Brown currently admits transfer and international students on a need-aware basis. Join us as we debate the policy and whether it should be revised in the future. Debating will be Zoe Hoffman and Nick...

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 12:00pm

Join the Janus Fellows this Thursday at 12:00 PM for a lunch discussion on Obama's civil rights record with respect to foreign policy. The recent targeted killing of the American-born Al Qaeda operative Anwar Al-Awlaki highlights the tension between civil liberty protections and foreign policy...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 8:00pm

Curious about what the Janus Forum does?  Know what we do, and want to find out about ways to join?

Come to one of our info sessions, either September 20, 8 pm, in Wilson 304, or September 21, 8 pm, in Wilson  101.  You can find out about how to join either the Janus...