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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Events

Special In-Person and Virtual Events

Short Course: McClain Taskforce on Systemic Inequality in the Discipline: Creating and Enacting Your Department’s Plan for Equity
Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

APSA Bystander Intervention Training I
Thursday, September 15, 12:00 p.m. –  1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

APSA Presidential Task Force on Systemic Inequality in the Discipline: Implications for Journals and Publishing Practices

Friday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Co-sponsored by APSA Diversity and Inclusion Program and APSA Publications

APSA Bystander Intervention Training II (Virtual)
Friday, September 16, 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

APSA Diversity Student Recruitment Program (DSRP) Best Practices Meeting

Friday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute Scholars iPoster Session

Saturday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

APSA Graduate School Information Fair (Virtual)

Saturday, September 17, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Advance registration and RSVP required (email diversityprograms@apsanet.org)
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs
Career Open House
Thursday, September 15, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
The Career Open House is an opportunity for APSA Annual Meeting attendees to connect with departments, institutions, and organizations for informational and informal discussions about jobs in political science, and other careers that draw on political science training, both on campus and in applied/non-academic settings. This year’s Career Open House will feature “Ask-Me-Anything” tables focused on the academic job market, exploring careers beyond the academy, landing a post-doc, working at a community college, and other topics. 

Roundtables and Panels

APSA Early Career Scholars Research Roundtable
Thursday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. –  11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grant Program

The Politics of Panic: Backlash, Dog Whistles, and the Erosion of LGBTQ Victories
Thursday, September 15, 2:00 p.m.  3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of LGBT Individuals in the Profession

Operationalizing the APSA RESPECT Campaign
Thursday, September 15, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

Being a Political Scientist in an Era of Political Polarization
Friday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession

Latinos and the 2020 Election
Friday, September 16, 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of Latinos y Latinas in the Profession

APSA Indigenous Politics Roundtable: Research Updates from Grant Recipients
Friday, September 16, 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Advancing Research Grant Program

Joint APSA Status Committee Roundtable on The Challenges of the Anti-CRT Movement for the Discipline and Society
Saturday, September 17, 8:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs and the APSA Status Committees

APSA Committee on the Status of Blacks Professional Development Roundtable
Saturday, September 17, 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession

APSA Committee on the Status of First-Generation Scholars Roundtable
Saturday, September 17, 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of First-Generation Scholars in the Profession

Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Profession: Opportunities and Challenges for Job Seekers
Sunday, September 18, 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the APSA Committee on the Status of Asian Pacific Americans in the Profession

Receptions

Joint Reception of the LGBTQ Caucus, Sexuality & Politics Section, and LGBT Status Committee
Thursday, September 15, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the LGBTQ Caucus, Sexuality & Politics Section, and the APSA Committee on the Status of LGBT Individuals in the Profession

APSA Reception Honoring Women in the Profession
Thursday, September 15, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

APSA Mentoring and Networking Reception

Thursday, September 15, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

National Conference of Black Political Scientists and Committee on the Status of Blacks Reception
Thursday, September 15, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) and the APSA Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession
 
APSA Reception Honoring Women of Color in the Profession
Friday, September 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs and the APSA Status Committees
Joint Reception for Allied Status Committees, Caucuses, and Organized Sections
Friday, September 16, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the APSA Status Committees on the Status of Asian Pacific Americans, Blacks, First Generation Scholars, Latinos y Latinas in the Profession, LGBT Individuals, and APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs
APSA Diversity Fellowship Program & Ralph Bunche Summer Institute Program Alumni and Friends Reception
Saturday, September 17, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by APSA Diversity & Inclusion Programs

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please see the online program and search keyword “diversity” for additional events.