Entries tagged with ‘political science’

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke attended the annual conference of the American Political Science Association in Washington, DC, August 29-September 1, 2019. Locke had the pleasure of being chair and discussant for a panel titled “Shame and Other Political Emotions,” which was comprised of graduate students and junior scholars engaging her book on shame (Democracy and the Death […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke has been appointed to the editorial board of the journal Politics & Gender. She will serve a three-year term.

Chris Gilbert (Political Science)

Chris Gilbert served as a discussant on the panel “Let’s Talk about Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy” at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting held in Chicago April 4-7, 2019.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke delivered an invited paper at the “Doing Democracy Differently” conference hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (March 22-23, 2019). Many of the sources in Locke’s paper, “Fighting with the Children: Toward a Political Theory of Youth Activism,” are on the syllabus of the Political Science seminar she is currently teaching, titled “Revolting […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke (Political Science) will present “The Politics of Shame and the Stories We Tell: Narratives of Loss and Hope from Sophocles and Plato to Slut Walks and #MeToo,” as part of the Philosophy Department Lecture Series at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The lecture is an adaptation of the keynote Locke gave at the Diversity in Nordic […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke was invited to write an opinion piece, “Don’t count on shame to get the GOP to behave,” for the Washington Post, published December 11, 2018.

Kate Knutson, 2018 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke participated in an author-meets-critics panel discussion of her book, Democracy and the Death of Shame: Political Equality and Social Disturbance, at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association in San Francisco, California.

Kate Knutson (Political Science)

Kate Knutson was selected to participate in the Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer. The workshop is designed to help college instructors plan courses on the causes, consequences, and cures of poverty.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke gave a talk titled “The Trump Presidency and the Death of Shame” as the 37th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Lecture at Macalester College. Locke also visited and discussed her work with students in Postcolonial Political Theory and Foundations of Political Theory.