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Upcoming events – Fall 2022

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All events start at 12 noon PST, unless otherwise indicated.

Archived and upcoming event videos can be accessed at the Foley Institute YouTube channel


Tuesday September 6

After Dobbs: The elections and the Supreme Court’s future direction
Speaker: Stefanie Lindquist, University of Arizona
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday September 13

Who’s going to win? Predicting election results
Speaker: Kyle Kondik, University of Virginia Center for Politics
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday September 20

Populism and the Future of Democracy in Central Europe
Speaker: Miro Haček, University of Ljubljana
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday September 27

Overpromising? Party Failure in a Closely Competitive Era
Speaker: Frances Lee, Princeton University
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday October 4

The elections and control of Congress
Speaker: Jim Curry, University of Utah
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday October 11

Abortion and LGBTQ+ politics
Speaker: Alison Gash, University of Oregon
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday October 18

Religious freedom in Washington State
Speaker: Bob Ferguson, WA Attorney General
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday October 25

Drawing the lines: Election laws and redistricting
Speaker: Paul Gronke, Reed College
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Thursday October 27

A conversation with Cathy McMorris Rodgers, U.S. Representative for Washington’s 5th District
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday November 1

Election norm violations
Speaker: Eric Groenendyk, University of Memphis
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday November 8

Election day panel discussion
Speakers: Todd Donovan, Western Washington University; Travis Ridout, WSU; Michael Ritter, WSU
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday November 15

White Nationalism
Speaker: Sara Kamali, author and justice activist
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Tuesday December 6

WA state politics: 2023 legislative session preview
Speakers: WA 9th District delegation (Senator Mark Schoesler, Representatives Mary Dye and Joe Schmick)
12pm | Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall

Event Co-Sponsorship

Each year, the Institute co-sponsors many events with a variety of different departments and organizations. If you would like assistance in sponsoring an event, please submit a co-sponsorship application form to the Institute.

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