Here are some of the highlights from the 2006 APSA Annual Meeting.
|Wednesday, August 30 2006|
|9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Day|
The pre-convention professional day featured a variety of pre-convention seminars, and short courses sponsored by Organized Sections and Related Groups.
|Thursday, August 31 2006|
|12:45 p.m. APSA Awards Ceremony |
Recognizing excellence in the profession is one of the most important activities of the American Political Science Association. Hosted by the 2006 Program Committee Co-Chairs Judith Goldstein and Rick Valelly, the Awards Ceremony began with invitation-only luncheon for awardees and their guests at 12:00 p.m. The Awards Ceremony began at 12:45 p.m. and was open to all attendees. Sponsored by Polity.
12:30 p.m. First-time Attendees/International Attendees Coffee Break
4:15 p.m. Doing Intersectionality Research: Conceptual and Practical Issues
4:15 p.m. Plenary Roundtable: Thinking About Power
6:00 p.m. Pi Sigma Alpha Guest Lecture: Governor Edward Rendell
6:30 p.m. APSA Networking Reception for Baccalaureate and Master's Level Institutions
6:30 p.m. Graduate Student Happy Hour
8:00 p.m. 2006 Presidential Address: Ira Katznelson, Columbia University
9:00 p.m. Opening Reception
|Friday, September 1 2006|
12:00-2:00 p.m. Session 1: Getting Published in Political Science
12:00 p.m. Meet the Officer and Council Nominees
12:00 p.m. Plenary Roundtable: The Clash of Cultures and American Hegemony
12:00-2:00 p.m. Workshop for Department Chairs - "Planning for Assessment; Accountibility Issues"
2:00 p.m. Inequalities, Difference, and Politics in Developing Societies
2:00 p.m. Plenary Roundtable: The State of American Democracy: An Audit
2:00 p.m. Plenary Roundtable: Rational Choice: Thirty Years Later
4:15 p.m. Plenary Session: Internationalizing the Undergraduate Curriculum across the Discipline
4:15 p.m. Plenary Session: Making US Policy for a Nuclear South Asia: Off-Shore Balancing in Historical Perspective
4:15 p.m. Plenary Roundtable: Political Power: Who Governs? Who Votes? Who Cares?
7:00 p.m. Reception Honoring Teaching
10:00 p.m. Nightcap Receptions
|Saturday, September 2 2006|
12:00-2:00 p.m. Session 2: Getting Published in Political Science
12:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Religion and Politics
2:00 p.m. The Political Significance of Brokeback Mountain, Capote, and TransAmerica
6:15 p.m. APSA Annual Business Meeting
8:30 p.m. New Political Science Plenary: The Honorable John Conyers