Fulbright Scholar Leticia Gonzalez Discusses Women in Region-Building

Join us for a talk, sponsored by Fulbright and the PSIA department, from Fulbright Scholar Leticia Gonzalez. She is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and examines feminist theory in international relations and South American regional cooperation. At this talk, she discuss the place of women and gender issues in region building processes (focusing on the Common Market of the South – MERCOSUR) and the outcome of a more comprehensive integration when women are part of the process. Time: Monday, April 3rd, 2023 at 4:00 PM in Monroe 116. For questions, contact Professor Melissa Martinez at: mmartin9@umw.edu … [Read more...]

Guest Lecture with Dr. Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya is Distinguished Professor of International Relations at American University, Washington, D.C., where he holds the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the School of International Service, and serves as the chair of the ASEAN Studies Initiative. Acharya, a prolific scholar, has made contributions to a wide range of topics in International Relations, including constructivism, ASEAN and Asian regionalism, and Global International Relations. Friday, November 11th, 4:00-5:00 PM: Monroe 346 … [Read more...]

Student Political Theory Discussion

UMW Students are welcomed to join UVA students in their discussion of political theory on Sunday, October 4th at 5 PM Eastern Time on Zoom. The discussion will be about Immanuel Kant and Benjamin Constant’s political writings. Come prepared to discuss these three readings: Kant, Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View (1784) Kant, An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment? (1784) Constant, The Liberty of the Ancients Compared with that of the Moderns (1819) If you have any questions, reach out to Professor Larus or the student coordinator from UVA, Kaiwen. … [Read more...]

2020 Pi Sigma Alpha Conference

Six UMW Political Science and International Affairs major students presented their research at the Feb. 15 Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference in Washington, D.C. To learn more, go to UMW’s EagleEye for an article on the PSA 2020 Conference. … [Read more...]

2017-18 Writing Awards

The Department congratulates the following students for their outstanding achievements in writing during the 2017-18 academic year. … [Read more...]