"Trump's First Year": A Booktalk With Michael Nelson

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A booktalk with Dr. Michael Nelson, Fulmer Professor of Political Science at Rhodes College and a Senior Fellow at the University of Virginia's Miller Center. Published on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration, Nelson's book offers the most complete and up-to-date assessment of this still unfolding story.

Before the talk, a book sale and signing will be held at a reception beginning at 5:30pm in Buckman Lobby.

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Constitution Day Lecture: Jeffrey Rosen

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Jeffrey Rosen is the president and chief executive officer of the
National Constitution Center, the only institution in America
chartered by Congress “to disseminate information about the United
States Constitution on a non-partisan basis.” Rosen is also a professor
at the George Washington University Law School, a nonresident
senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing editor
for the Atlantic.

Free Speech, Diversity, Inclusion: Is There a Balance?

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A Conversation With:

Keegan Callanan, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College; Noelle Chaddock, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Diversity and Inclusivity, Rhodes College; James R. Stoner, Jr., Hermann Moyse, Jr., Professor and Director of the Eric Voegelin Institute in the Department of Political Science, Louisiana State University

Moderated by: Daniel Cullen, Professor of Political Science, Rhodes College

Commenting on the recent incident at Middlebury College that has galvanized the higher-ed community, an editorial in the Atlantic Monthly concluded: “What once seemed like a divide among students has now created a fault line in the academic community, in what is perhaps a fitting example of the constructive dialogue that should have occurred on the Middlebury campus. Even so, it raises the question: How can students strike the appropriate balance between protest and tolerance when their educators disagree on which is most important?”

Join us for a discussion of this important question, Monday April 17th at 7:00pm in McCallum Ballroom. A dessert reception will precede the discussion at 6:30 in the Crain Reception Hall. Seats and desserts will be first come, first served.


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