First Wednesdays

Free Public Talks at Libraries around Vermont

Arguing about Civility

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.

This video was recorded at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction on March 6, 2019.