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Assistant Professor of Government at Wesleyan University

Derek Gripper, South African Guitarist, Nov 4

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Oct 20: Mark Sanders on Learning Zulu (a new book)

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International Water Law Project Blog » Blog Archive » Midriver States: An Overlooked Perspective in the Nile River Basin

From Aleta Brady (Wesleyan ’15): “Midriver states have an important position and role to play in transboundary river basins as they intimately understand the needs and concerns of both their upriver and downriver neighbors. Midriver states also have a more … Continue reading

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Legislative Gender Quotas… Argentina and Mexico… Talk on Sept 22 | Michael Nelson

Prof. Jennifer Piscopo (Occidental College) to speak this Thursday, September 22, on “Legislative Gender Quotas and Feminist Policymaking in Argentina and Mexico.” The talk is in PAC 002 at 4:30 PM. Source: Legislative Gender Quotas… Argentina and Mexico… Talk on … Continue reading

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Film Event: Dukale’s Dream, Sept 26 | African Studies News @ Wesleyan

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A Quick Look at Gabon’s Electoral Crisis

By CIA – CIA World Factbook, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=610267 For the past week, Gabon has been facing a major political crisis, sparked by disputed poll results. According to Reuters, incumbent President Ali Bongo was reported to have won with 49.80 … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Course Readings

Dear students, The course website and syllabus are almost complete with their updates. In the meantime, the following books should be purchased (or plans made to use them on library reserves): I Didn’t Do It For You by Michela Wrong … Continue reading

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