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Spring 2019 events:
01/29/19 - The Political Power of Women's Anger: A Conversation with Rebecca Traister and Brittney Cooper
02/05/19 - A Conversation with The Honorable Chris Christie
03/05/19 - Steve Kornacki - The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism
03/14/19 - The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity with Kwame Anthony Appiah
03/15-16/19 - Ready to Run® New Jersey
03/26/19 - Pizza and Politics: Fostering Civil Dialogue on Campus
05/02/19 - Sayu Bhojwani - People Like Us: The New Wave of Candidates Knocking at Democracy's Door

Additional Programs To Be Announced.

All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its
Center for American Women and Politics
invite you to:

The Political Power of Women's Anger: A Conversation
with Rebecca Traister and Brittany Cooper

 

Rebecca Traister Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon and has contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Glamour, and Marie Claire. She is the author of All the Single Ladies, the award-winning Big Girls Don't Cry and, most recently, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger.
 
Brittany Cooper
Brittney Cooper is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She is co-founder of the popular Crunk Feminist Collective blog and she is a contributing writer for Cosmopolitan.com and a former contributor to Salon.com. Her cultural commentary has been featured on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes, Melissa Harris-Perry, Al Jazeera's Third Rail, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, PBS, Ebony.com, Essence.com, TheRoot.com, and TED.com. Dr. Cooper is co-editor of The Crunk Feminist Collection. She is the author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women and Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
6:00pm
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

Register now!
Watch the Facebook live-stream here.

Directions available here 

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its
Barnes and Noble at Rutgers University
invite you to:

A Conversation featuring
The Honorable Chris Christie
 

Chris Christie - Let Me Finish Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be discussing Let Me Finish in conversation with his lead campaign strategist, Mike DuHaime, a member of the Rutgers Board of Trustees and Eagleton adjunct faculty.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:00pm
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is REQUIRED
Register here!

Directions available here 

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics
The Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture

Steve Kornacki

NBC News and MSNBC National Political Correspondent

The Red and the Blue:
The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism

 

The Red and the Blue

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:00pm
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is REQUIRED

Rutgers student/faculty/staff: 
Register now
General Public: Registration opens
Monday, Feb 11
Register here!

Directions available here 

Parking Information
Guests must register their vehicle for event parking. Click here to register your vehicle. This will allow you to park in Lot 70 and the Douglass Parking Deck.

Rutgers students, faculty and staff must follow standard University parking rules and park only in authorized lots.

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its
The Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Writer of The New York Times “The Ethicist” column
and NYU Professor of philosophy and law

The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity
 

The Ties That Bind

Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00pm
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is REQUIRED

Rutgers student/faculty/staff
Register now
General PublicRegistration opens Monday, Feb 11
Register here!

Directions available here 

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its Center for American Women and Politics
invite you to:

Ready to Run® New Jersey

 

Ready to Run® is a bipartisan program for women who want to run for office, work on campaigns, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system.
You will learn:

  • Practical "how-tos" for candidates
  • Real world advice and best practices from the experts
  • Strategies for positioning yourself for public leadership
  • The ins and outs of New Jersey politics
  • Campaigning in a digital age

Ready to Run® New Jersey
Pre-Conference Diversity Initiative
March 15, 2019

The Ready to Run® Diversity Initiative programs aim to increase the participation of women of color in New Jersey Politics. Click to register:

 

March 15-16, 2019
Douglass Stuent Center
New Brunswick, NJ

Directions available here 

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RU Voting and Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation present

Pizza and Politics: Fostering Civil Dialogue on Campus
 

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

This event is open to current Rutgers students only.
Register here!

Directions available here 

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Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy

Sayu Bhojwani

Visiting Scholar, Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy

People Like Us: The New Wave of Candidates
Knocking on Democracy's Door

 

Sayu Bhojwani book cover
Bhojwani is the founder and President of New American Leaders, a nonpartisan organization focused on bringing new Americans into the political process. She previously served as New York City's first Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs. Bhojwani will discuss her recent book.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
5:00pm Reception
5:30pm Lecture
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration coming soon!

Directions available here 

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Event Photos
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Directions to Eagleton
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Questions
If you have questions, please contact Randi Chmielewski at (848) 932-8455 or email events@eagleton.rutgers.edu