Past Events

  • 2017 Oct 24

    CAPS/Harris Poll on Current Events and the Supreme Court

    (All day)

    October 24, 2017
     

    October 2017 Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll looks at public opinion on the state of the Republican and Democratic Parties, Iran Nuclear Deal, Tax Reform, and Hollywood.

    The poll also includes a deep-dive on the Supreme Court, which will be released later this Fall.

    The ninth Harvard CAPS – Harris poll, released on Monday, October 23, shows sustained confidence in the American economy despite declining sentiments on the direction of the country, the major parties, and the Trump administration.

    Sixty-one...

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  • 2017 Oct 20

    Diana Schaub, Loyola University Maryland - PCG Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) is pleased to present a seminar talk with Diana Schaub, "Lincoln on Discoveries and Inventions."

    Diana Schaub is Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland. Schaub received both her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She teaches and writes on a wide range of issues in political philosophy and American political thought. She is the co-editor...

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  • 2017 Oct 18

    Gregory Huber, Yale University - American Politics Speaker Series

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Kanfel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    "Do Survey Measures of Racial Prejudice Predict Racial Discrimination? Experimental Evidence on Anti-Black Discrimination in Resource Allocations"
     - Gregory Huber, Professor in the Department of Political Science, Yale University. 

    Abstract:
    Scholars regularly measure whites’ racial attitudes using symbolic racism (racial resentment) and, more rarely, overt prejudice batteries. Symbolic racism is a strong predictor of race-related policy attitudes and...

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  • 2017 Oct 13

    Paul Hollander, UMass, Amherst (Emeritus) - PCG Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) is pleased to present a seminar talk with Paul Hollander, "Dictators, Intellectuals, and the Spiritual Problems of Modernity."

    Paul Hollander is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Center Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. Born in Hungary, he fled to...

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  • 2017 Sep 29

    Jill Lepore, Harvard University - PCG Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) is pleased to present a seminar talk with Jill Lepore, "Re-reading Federalist No. 1."

     Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University.  She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. Lepore writes about American history, law, literature, and politics. She is the author of many award-winning books and is currently writing a history of...

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  • 2017 Sep 27

    Chryl Laird, Bowdoin College - American Politics Speaker Series

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Kanfel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    Please join us for the following talk by Chryl Laird, Assistant Professor of Government, Bowdoin College.

    "Missing the Mark? An Exploration of Targeted Campaign Advertising’s Effect on Black Political Engagement"

    Abstract:

    The use of targeted campaign advertising has increased with the hopes of mobilizing black Americans. Past scholarship tends to focus on the effectiveness of targeted appeals for Latinxs, women, and religious...

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  • 2017 Sep 22

    CAPS/Harris Poll on Immigration and Tax Reform

    (All day)

    September 22, 2017
     

    Latest Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll looks at public opinion on the government, immigration, healthcare, and tax reform.

    Poll also includes a deep-dive on Race in America which will be released later this Fall.

    The eighth Harvard CAPS – Harris poll was released on Friday, September 22, and takes an in-depth look at public and political discourse on immigration, tax reform, and race in America.

    Key highlights from the poll include:

    Government

    • New poll shows...
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  • 2017 Aug 24

    CAPS/Harris Poll on the State of the Country

    (All day)

    August 24, 2017

    New Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll looks at public opinion on the Trump administration, the economy, North Korean tensions, and Charlottesville incident.

    Poll also tracks the state of the county and differences between Urban, Suburban, and Rural America. Full results will be posted shortly.

    The seventh Harvard CAPS – Harris poll, released on Thursday, August 24, shows a slight decline in approval for the Trump administration despite a continued trend of rising optimism on the economy and the administration’s efforts on this front.

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  • 2017 Jul 27

    CAPS/Harris Poll on Crime and Safety in America

    (All day)

    July 27, 2017

    New Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll looks in depth at public opinion on crime and safety in America.

    Poll also tracks the state of the county and the current healthcare debate.

    The sixth Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll, released on July 27, 2017, focused on crime and safety in the U.S. The poll results show mixed perceptions about the country by U.S. voters: a continued optimism in the economy while most voters are concerned by the direction on the country and the direction of the Trump Presidency. The...

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  • 2017 Jun 26

    CAPS/Harris Poll on Current Affairs

    (All day)

    June 26, 2017

    The fifth Harvard CAPS - Harris Poll, released on Friday, June 23, finds continued optimism in the economy although perceptions about the direction on the country continue to fall for the fourth month in a row. The poll also finds that a majority of voters say the investigations into Russia and Trump are hurting the country (64%), and a majority (62%) believe they will lead to the end of the Russia inquiry rather than the impeachment of President Trump. Six in 10 voters say they would not impeach President Trump for his actions, and do not think the President’s... Read more about CAPS/Harris Poll on Current Affairs

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