Institutions of higher education are uniquely positioned to engage in difficult dialogue. Universities are places where individuals should feel safe to discuss complex issues while feeling heard and respected.
Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to join Provost Ben Vinson III Wednesday, Oct. 12, for a frank discussion on politics and democracy. A panel of experts will explore the topic from multiple perspectives including the historic, legal, societal and ethical implications of the subject.
The panelists will be:
- Bryan Adamson, the David L. Brennan Chaired Professor of Law and associate dean of diversity at the School of Law
- Matthew Lacombe, a visiting faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the College of Arts and Sciences;
- Peter Shulman, associate professor in the Department of History at the College of Arts and Sciences; and
- NEW! Janice Gerda, associate vice president for student engagement and learning in the Division of Student Affairs.
This event will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Thwing Center ballroom. Lunch will be provided.