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Public Discourse Post-Election: Is Dialogue Possible? (Part 2)
November 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Part Two of “Public Discourse Post-Election: Is Dialogue Possible?” hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences’ Program for Public Discourse will feature academic experts joining for a discussion. They will focus on intersecting forces that influence how and whether partisans can have productive conversations in a polarized political climate.
The conversation includes the following voices:
- Travis Albritton, PhD, is a clinical associate professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. His research interests include educational equity in K-12 education, academic achievement among Black males, and closing educational opportunity gaps for children of all ages.
- Marc Hetherington, PhD, is a Raymond H. Dawson Distinguished Bicentennial Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is primarily concerned with the American electorate and the polarization of public opinion.
- Christian Lundberg, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill and Co-Director of the University Program in Cultural Studies. His teaching interests include theories of the public and public discourse, public speaking, rhetorical theory, debate and deliberation, critical theory, and cultural studies.