2017 Features and Special Events

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All attendees are encouraged to attend all 3 days of the conference so as not to miss many interesting panels and special events such as:

Keynote Address and Lunch Reception with APSA President, Kathleen Thelen(Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Thursday, November 9, 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

The NPSA/Pi Sigma Alpha Reception with Wendy Weiser, Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, Thursday, November 9, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

The Osgood Center Lunch Reception with Lara Brown, Director of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University, Friday, November 10, 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

You may not want to miss many good panels, such as…

Identity Politics Reception on Friday, November 10, 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Pedagogy, Assessments, and the Discipline, Thursday, November 9, 3:45 to 5:15 pm. It will address such topics as Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education as a Scientific/Intellectual Movement; Peer Collaborative Learning Online; The Impact of Essay Prompts on Critical Thinking; and What Is Political Science For?

Polity Roundtable on Howard J. Wiarda, Saturday, November 11, 9:00 to 10:30 am.

The Polity Breakfast, sponsored by Polity, the Journal of the NPSA, Saturday, November 11, 8:00 to 9:30 am.

Book Reception Honoring Garrison Nelson, Past NPSA President and Author of “John William McCormack: A Political Biography,” Saturday, November 11, 12:15 to 1:15 pm.

This is a short of list of the many good things you may wish not to miss at this conference.

We hope to see you at what promises to be another very exciting meeting.

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