Please join the Government Department for our upcoming discussions of politics and current affairs in Maine, the United States, and the world. Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to members of the Colby College community and the general public. All Colby facilities are wheelchair accessible. Please contact the Government Department at 207-859-5300 with any questions.

Spring Department Lecture

April 15, 7pm in Ostrove Auditorium: Rebecca Traister, “Workplace Reckonings: Gender, Power, Politics”

Spring 2018 Pizza & Politics Series

Everyone is welcome to enjoy pizza, salad, and discussion of hot topics in politics with Government Department faculty members, Fridays at noon in Diamond 122 on these dates:

March 2: Prof. Sandy Maisel, “Media Bias:  What do you think of the news you receive?”

April 6: Prof. Dan Shea, “Is Our Addiction to Elections Killing Democracy?”

April 13: Prof. Ken Rodman, “Trump, North Korea, and the ‘Madman Theory’ of World Poltics”


Spring 2018 Pub Night

March 6, 5-7pm: It’s back! All Government majors are invited to join the Government Department Student Advisory Board and department faculty for FREE food, drinks, and conversation at the Pub. If you’re over 21, don’t forget to bring your government-issued ID!