2012-13 Public Affairs Speaker Series

“Governing a Polarized Republic: Is This Any Way to Run a Democracy?” focuses on issues of governance in the United States. The series is cosponsored by the Department of Political Science.

photo of White HouseGoverning after the 2012 Election
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 4 p.m.
Gerlinger Lounge



4456180364_f429294cee_b“Angry Politics: The Role of (in)Civility in American Democracy”
Monday, April 15, 2013, 5 p.m.
110 Knight Law Center


teaparty-occupyThe Two Populisms of the Great Recession: The Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
110 Knight Law Center


immigration_flagsImmigration and Race: Did the 2012 Election Change Anything?
Thursday, May 2, 2013, 3:30 p.m.
Gerlinger Lounge


graphic of social media and vote buttonsNew Media, Race, and Participatory Politics: Democracy in the 21st Century
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
110 Knight Law Center