Western Michigan University's Department of Political Science hosts speakers and other events on campus.


Wednesday through Friday, October 17 through 19

Fall Break Recess

Thursday, October 25

20th State Senate Candidate Forum with WMUK

WMU Fetzer Center, 7 p.m. 

WMU Signature Designated Event- Civil Engagement
Experience WMU

Monday, October 29

What's on your ballot? Ballot Information Session presented by Non-partisan WeVote and League of Women Voters- Kalamazoo Area

204 Bernhard Center, 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. 

Demonstration Voting Booth
1st Floor Bernhard Center Lobby, Noon to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, October 31

Faculty Abroad: A Brown Bag Lunch Series
Dr. Jim Butterfield, PSCI professor, will be presenting "A Fulbright Experience in Vietnam" 

3120 Sangren, Noon to 1 p.m.

Thursday, November 1

Dr. Christine Wolbrecht, University of Notre Dame, presents "Women in Politics after 2016" 
She looks at the gender gap in the 2016 election, women's activism, and women running for office since 2016.

1025 Brown Hall, 3:30 p.m.

WMU Signature Designated Event- Civil Engagement
Experience WMU

Tuesday, November 6

Election Day 2018
Where do you vote?

Wednesday, November 21

Thanksgiving Recess (begins at noon)

Monday through Friday, December 10 through 13

Final Exam Week

Saturday, December 15

College of Arts and Sciences Graduation Commencement
Miller Auditorium, time TBA