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2019 Graduate Student Symposium

October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Graduate Student Symposium

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Dates: Columbus Day Weekend, October 12th and 13th, 2019.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Saturday sessions held at National Press Club
Saturday dinner and keynote at Old Ebbitt Grill
Sunday sessions held at the Catholic University of America campus

Cost: Attending graduate students will have no costs. Reasonable travel expenses will be covered and accommodations and all meals will be provided.

Lodging: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW (Downtown D.C.)

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and C.V. to Justin Logan at loganj@cua.edu

This year’s symposium will feature a mixture of practical advice for students interested in the foundations of American statecraft, in addition to seminars on substantive research from CSS-affiliated scholars.

Speakers and subjects to include:

Ryan Evans, Publisher of War on the Rocks and the Texas National Security Review: “How (and where) to publish on American foreign policy”
Justin Litke, CSS Fellow and Assistant Professor of Politics, CUA:“American Exceptionalism and the Rise of International Ambition”
Jon Askonas, CSS Fellow and Assistant Professor of Politics, CUA: “Do Technology and Social Media Aid Pluralism or Tyranny?”
and a Saturday keynote address over dinner at Old Ebbitt Grill from David Edelstein, Vice Dean of Faculty and Associate Professor in the Department of Government, Georgetown College: “The Study of China’s Rise and What It Tells Us about the State of Political Science”


October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm


National Press Club
529 14 St NW
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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