Election 2020 Events

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Election Events at Dartmouth

Wednesday, Oct. 21
Rocky Watch: A New Hampshire Election Analysis
Virtual event, 5-6 p.m.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy's Rocky Watch online public policy discussion series will feature Andrew Smith, director and professor of practice at the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. Smith will be providing New Hampshire election analysis. The event is hosted by Professor of Government Jennifer Jerit.

Thursday, Oct. 22
Election 2020: The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy
Virtual event, 5-6 p.m.

The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding is sponsoring a live question-and-answer session with panelists Johnnie Carson, former assistant secretary of state for African affairs; Chris Savos, former deputy director of the Weapons Intelligence, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control Center; and Anne Witkowsky, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for stability and humanitarian affairs. The live event follows on a pre-recorded panel discussion available now.

Tuesday, Oct. 27
Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy
Virtual event, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society hosts Leah Stokes, assistant professor of political science at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who will discuss her book Short Circuiting Power. The event is part of the Dartmouth Energy Collaborative's Energy and the Election series. To register, click here.

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Pre-Election Analysis: A Conversation with Jake Tapper '91
This event has been rescheduled to Nov. 12. See listing below.

Tuesday, Nov. 3
Presidential Election Night Watch Party
Hybrid event starting at 7 p.m.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy along with the Office of Student Life, the Collis governing board, and the student assembly, are hosting an election night watch party with CBS journalist Chip Reid. This will be a virtual event, but some small-group gathering spaces will be available by appointment. Join the event here.

For more information contact the Rockefeller center at: Rockefeller.Center@Dartmouth.edu 

Thursday, Nov. 5
Rocky Watch: What Now? Presidential Post-Election Analysis
Virtual event, 5-6 p.m.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy's Rocky Watch online public policy discussion series will present a post-election panel discussion moderated by Assistant Professor Mia Costa. The panelists include political scholars Carlos Algara, assistant professor of political science at the University of Texas at El Paso; Jamil Scott, assistant professor of government at Georgetown University; and Amber Spry, assistant professor of African and African American studies and politics at Brandeis University. Join the event here.

Sunday, Nov. 8
The Leslie Center Presents "Soapbox Sunday"
Live event starting at 2 p.m.

The Leslie Center for the Humanities is hosting a post-election outdoor "Soapbox Sunday" event, inviting anyone on campus, but mainly students, to offer 2-3 minute rants, speeches, raps, poems, and any other form of expression to celebrate free speech and the open expression of views and feelings within the community. For more information, contact the Leslie Center at Humanities.Center@Dartmouth.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 12
Post-Election Analysis: A Conversation with Jake Tapper '91
Virtual event starting at 7 p.m.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy hosts Jake Tapper '91 in a conversation about the 2020 election, introduced by Jason Barabas '93, Rockefeller Center director, and moderated by Senior Lecturer and Policy Fellow Charles Wheelan '88. Join the event here.

Monday, Nov. 16
Post-Election Analysis: The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy
Virtual event, 5-6 p.m.

The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding is sponsoring a follow-up live question-and-answer session with panelists Johnnie Carson, former assistant secretary of state for African affairs; Chris Savos, former deputy director of the Weapons Intelligence, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control Center; and Anne Witkowsky, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for stability and humanitarian affairs. Join the event here.

Ongoing Events

The Ballot podcast series from Dartmouth Alumni Relations explores the November election with Dartmouth faculty experts and dynamic alumni special guests. New episodes are released regularly during the countdown to Nov. 3.

The Dartmouth Library is mounting an exhibit, starting Nov. 1 on the library's website, called Gobbledygook & Baloney! The 1984 Democratic Presidential Debate at Dartmouth College. The exhibit revisits the 1984 Democratic presidential primary debate held at Dartmouth. It was the first-ever televised presidential primary debate with the eight major Democratic presidential candidates meeting onstage in Spaulding Auditorium for a free-form discussion. This exhibit also notes that the debate inaugurated the newly established Rockefeller Center's role on campus and its place in national civic life and political debate.

The Hood Museum of Art is partnering with Plan Your Vote, a 2020 artist initiative that harnesses the power of art to promote and encourage citizens to exercise their right to vote. The Hood will share artwork by Julie Mehretu, one of the artists featured by @planyourvote, who has work in the Hood permanent collection. The museum will share Mehretu's work with the tags @PlanYourVote #JulieMehretu #Vote #Vote2020 @juliemehretu through the Hood's Facebook and Instagram channels.