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Knowledge and Citizenship: A Teach-In

February 03, 2017
10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Humanities Center lounge

Join us for a teach-in at the University of Rochester Humanities Center at which faculty from across Arts and Science will be discussing their work and how it relates to the current sociopolitical climate. 

Come for an hour or stay for the day. Refreshments will be served.


10.00-10.05 Joan Saab: Introductory Remarks
10.00-10.30 Kristin Doughty "Law and Power: Does Legal = Good and Illegal = Bad?"
10.30-11.00 Llerena Searle "Accumulation by Dispossession"
11.00-11.30 Brittany Sheldon/Andrew Cappetta "Cultural Understanding through the Arts"
11.30-12.00 Abby Comstock Gay "Protest in Turkey"
12.00-12.30 Heather Layton "Artists React: Around the World, Across the Nation, and In My Studio"
12.30-1.00 John Michael "Intellectuals, Alt-Facts, Democracy"
1.00-1.30 Rachel Haidu "Propaganda, Art, and the Right to Know the Difference"
1.30-2.00 Joel Burges "Strikes, Riots, and the Obsolescence of Labor"
2.00-2.30 Anna Rosensweig "The Right of Resistance"
2.30-3.00 Stewart Weaver "Climate Change and the Politics of the Anthropocene"
3.00-3.30 Tanya Bakhmetyeva/Sol Armoskaite "The Politics and Language of Masculinity"
3.30-4.00 Thomas Gibson "Brexit, Duterte, Trump: a populist backlash against neoliberal elitism?"
4:00-4:30 Melissa Balmain/Jim Memmott "Freedom (and accuracy!) of the Press"

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