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Arguing about Civility

March 6, 2019
7:00 pm

Brownell Library
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Middlebury political scientist Sarah Stroup focuses on two questions for both local and national discourse: What topics are suitable for public discussion? And how can we facilitate productive disagreements? She explores how to deliberate hot topics in ways that are respectful and ultimately helpful.


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The First Wednesdays talks presented in partnership with Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation are part of Listening & Speaking in Public Spheres, an initiative that calls upon students, faculty and the broader Middlebury, Vermont community to strengthen capacities for productive discourse in the public sphere by developing new tools for engagement.

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Brownell Library
6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States


Wendy Hysko
(802) 878-6955