Two illustrations of men - one wearing a top-hat and holding a cane, and the other with a monocle and big bag of money.

The Rich Got Richer: The politics of Economic Inequality with Dr. Steve DelCastillo

March 22, 2022

Steve DelCastillo, PhD, is currently the Director of the Center for New Directions in Politics and Public Policy. He is an economist having received his PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder. His work and research have focused in the areas of labor economics and political economy. His previous work...

Fist raised in the air to symbnolize the fight for labor rights and unions with rays of light beaming behind it

Event: Reframing the Great Resignation the Rising Consciousness of Workers Today - A Talk by Dr. James Walsh

Feb. 16, 2022

Reframing the Great Resignation: the Rising Consciousness of Workers Today - A Talk by Dr. James Walsh Tuesday, March 1st, from 12:30pm-2:00pm in Student Commons Building/AB1 Room 1500 and livestreaming to the @cudenverpolisci youtube channel . When King Soopers' workers ended a successful strike last month, it represented a local...

Photos of Korea's Response to COVID including street sanitizers, vaccine vial against flag, a woman in hanbok and mask praying against lanterns, Korean royal guards wearing masks, people social distancing. A square for decoration and the opposing side shows collage of America's Response: Person riding bike in white flags for covid victims, a covid patient being loaded into ambulance, person crying over casket with flag over it, A vaccine protest at a capitol, more protestors.

Autopsy of a Failed State: What South Korea's Successful COVID Response Teaches Us About America's Broken Politics with Dr. Tony Robinson

Nov. 9, 2021

Autopsy of a Failed State: What South Korea's Successful COVID Response Teaches Us About America's Broken Politics with Dr. Tony Robinson Date/Time: Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 | 11:00am-12:00pm Location: Student Commons 2600 and livestreaming * Masks required at indoor events Though South Korea and the USA diagnosed their first COVID...

Two juxtaposed images of the face of the state of Gilgamesh with a gold line running diagonally through the center.

Freedom and Democracy in the Ancient Middle East: A Lecture with Dr. Nicholas Rockwell

Please join us Wednesday, October 20, from 12:30-2:00pm, in-person in Student Commons, Room 2600, or streaming online. The concept of freedom and consensual forms of government were crucial components of politics in the ancient Middle East. When new kings came to power, they frequently presented themselves as liberating the people...

Graphic showing Angela Merkel, (Prime minister of Germany), and Professors Christoph Stefes and Thorsten Spehn

The End of an Era: Who Will Govern Germany After Merkel? - A Zoom Lecture with Professors Christoph Stefes & Thorsten Spehn

Sept. 14, 2021

Please join us for a Zoom lecture: The End of an Era: Who Will Govern Germany After Merkel? presented by Professors Christoph Stefes and Thorsten Spehn on Thursday, September 23rd from 2-3:30pm MST. Dr. Stefes and Dr. Spehn will speak on Germany's upcoming elections possibilities. Zoom link: On the...

A distorted version of the photo that the Taliban distributed showing them taking over the President's Office in Afghanistan.

The Taliban's Victory: A Conversation on an Event Long Foretold - A Talk by Dr. Bassem Hassan

Sept. 8, 2021

Please join us Tuesday, September 14th, from 11:00am - 12:15pm in Student Commons Room 2600, for a talk by Dr. Bassem Hassan on the unfolding events - and past causes - of the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan. Masks are required indoors.

Student Activisms and Activisions in the Age of COVID - A Virtual Conference and Scholarship Opportunity

Jan. 28, 2021

Be a part of a virtual interdisciplinary conference organized to share ideas about activisms in the COVID era—AND win a $250 scholarship! WHAT: Seven-minute lightning talks. WHEN : March 25, 3:30-5pm, ZOOM WHY : Inspire the CU Community and more. CLAS Interdisciplinary faculty and CU Denver want to hear from...

Tania Islas Weinstein in front of an artpiece displaying a large hand in black and white.

Event - Lunch Lecture: How the EZLN took on Gender Violence in Mexico

Feb. 25, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020 in Student Commons, Rm 3208 In this discussion, Tania Islas Weinstein will share her experiences and observations from the Second International Gathering of Women Who Struggle organized by the Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) which took place in December 2019 in the Caracol “Whirlwind of...

Event - Election 2018: What Did It Mean?

Oct. 30, 2018

Please join us for a roundtable discussion with Professors Tony Robinson, Michael Berry, and Krista Kafer called, "Election 2018: What Did It Mean?" When : 12:30-1:45 pm - November 8th, 2018 Where : Room 3301 of the CU Building (1250 14th Street - 3rd Floor) We'll be breaking down what...

An Evening with Jeanette Vizguerra - Livestreamed

March 13, 2018

The CU Denver Political Science Department will be livestreaming the 3rd Annual Colorado Critical Interdisciplinary Speaker, Jeanette Vizguerra, tomorrow, March 14th at 7:00pm. Ms. Vizguerra will speak about her life experiences in the United States in a talk entitled “Immigrant Mother and Leader in the Global Struggle to Keep Families...