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Addressing a culture of disrespect: Arrogance and Anger in Debate

Addressing a culture of disrespect: Arrogance and Anger in Debate. by Alessandra Tanesini   Public debates throughout the Western World have descended into polarized shouting matches. Mocking, bullying and silencing one’s opponents have become omnipresent in the context of discussions where winning is everything and the truth counts for nought. While there might be circumstances […]

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Events

SEWing Circle Featured Speaker: Deborah Mower

   “Moral Conviction and Civility” Thursday, December 6, UCHI Conference Room, 2:00 – 3:30 PM  Deborah Mower is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mississippi, and specializes in Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics, Moral Education, Virtue Ethics, and Asian Philosophy.  American political discourse has always been combative but recent years have brought a […]

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UConn Forum: “Mark Twain and Political Corruption: The Gilded Age Today”

UConn Forum: “Mark Twain and Political Corruption: The Gilded Age Today” November 13 • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The UConn Forum at the Mark Twain House is a panel discussion that examines current events through the lens of Mark Twain. Panelists are distinguished academics from the University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The […]

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Time’s Up: What Now? – Kate Manne

In the coming months, Amherst College, the University of Connecticut, and Wellesley College will be hosting speakers as part of the event series Time’s Up: What Now? The first speaker will be Kate Manne, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University and author of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. Professor Manne will be visiting […]

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Engagement

ICD Vlog: Community Outreach Dialogues

ICD Vlog: Community Outreach Dialogues Team Members: Cynthia Meléndez Montoya, Graduate Student, International Studies-Latino Studies, UConn-Storrs Sara Cook, Program Coordinator, Community Outreach, UConn-Storrs

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