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Jan 19

Friday Jan 19, 2024

Rooney Center Seminar Series: "To Discuss or Not to Discuss? How Selective Exposure to Political Discussion Conditions Experimental Findings on Polarization" with Erin Rossiter

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Location: B101 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Erin Rossiter

Erin Rossiter is the Nancy Reeves Dreux Assistant Professor of Political Science. She broadly studies the dynamics of interpersonal political communications and the consequences such communications have for American political behavior, with a specific interest in political discussion and polarization. Her research agenda also involves advancing quantitative methodologies, namely text-as-data and experimental methods, for settings involving interpersonal communication. Her current work experimentally examines the consequences of conversations that cross partisan lines on how Americans feel about opposing party members. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation. Before coming to Notre Dame, she earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis a B.A. in Political Science & English at Creighton University.…

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Jan 19

Friday Jan 19, 2024

Lecture by Melvin Rogers: "On James Baldwin: History, Responsibility, and Atonement"

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Location: Jenkins Nanovic 1030

Melvin Rogers is Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Brown University. He is an award-winning writer and speaker on race and democracy in American culture and politics. 

This even is open to the public. Lunch is available at noon. …

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Jan 24

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

Soc(AI)ety Seminars Series: “Technology and Democracy”

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Location: 105 Jordan Hall Auditorium

This event is brought to you by the Lucy Institute Data & Society

Description:

U.S. society is in the throes of deep societal polarization that not only leads to political paralysis, but also threatens the very foundations of democracy. The phrase “The Disunited States of America” is often mentioned. Other countries are displaying similar polarization. How did we get here? What went wrong?…

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Jan 24

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

Soc(AI)ety Seminars Series: “Technology and Democracy”

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Location: Jordan Hall Auditorium Rm 105

Join the Lucy Institute for Data & Society on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, as Moshe Vardi, a distinguished Israeli mathematician and computer scientist explores how technological advancements and neoliberal policies have catalyzed societal and political divides, shaping today's Disunited States of America and similar global trends.

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