Past Conferences

2017 Conference - San Francisco, August 31, 2017

Our 2017 conference took place in conjunction with the meeting of the American Political Science Association in San Francisco, August 31-September 3, 2017.  The theme of the conference was “Protest and Dissent.” 

Panel I
Principal paper: “Protest Fatigue: When Mass Demonstrations Become Routine,” Richard Thompson Ford (Stanford)
Commentators: Susan Brison (Dartmouth) and John Medearis (UC Riverside)

Panel II
Principal paper: “In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience,” Candice Delmas (Northeastern)
Commentators: Juliet Hooker (Brown) and Amna Akbar (Ohio State)

Panel III
Principal paper: “Competing Theories of Nonviolent Politics,” Karuna Mantena (Yale)
Commentators: José Medina (Vanderbilt) and Tabatha Abu El-Haj (Drexel)