Why We Argue – Latest Podcast
Saturday, February 24th, 2018
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Storrs CampusThe Amistad Center for Art & Cultur
What: This small group discussion will focus on the meaning and various processes of gaining or losing citizenship in the United States.
Monday, February 26th, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown HartfordHTB 214
An introduction to practices, theories, and approaches in dialogue and deliberation, such as in the classroom, student life, and community events.
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
This small group discussion will take place in the Edward Gorey exhibition and will focus on our fascination and (dis)comfort with fear, suspense and death.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Storrs CampusUCHI Seminar Room, Homer Babbidge Library 4th Floor
HCPL Fellow Richard Frieder will present his research talk: "Hartford Listens: Community Driven Change Through Dialogue"
For more information, please visit https://humanities.uconn.edu/
If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Humanities Institute staff (Jo-Ann Waide/Nasya Al-Saidy) by email at email@example.com or phone (860) 486-9057 by March 16, 2018.
Monday, March 26th, 2018
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusBabbidge Library 4/209
Sponsored by the Humanities Institute and the Public Discourse Project, the SEWing Circle Working Group is a place where researchers present current work on topics in and around social epistemology.
This week's speaker is Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern).
Participation by invitation only.
If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Humanities Institute staff (Jo-Ann Waide/Nasya Al-Saidy) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (860) 486-9057 by March 21, 2018.
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