The need for civic dialogue has never been greater. Our panel of experts, co-hosted by University Life and the Journalism School, will explore how the often binary conversations around current events inform our understanding of democracy, the elements that prevent us from coming together for civil discourse, and where we go from here.
This event is part of the Dialogue Across Difference Initiative (DxD), designed to foster a resilient and inclusive community of learners among students, faculty, and staff and to engage with diverse perspectives and navigate challenging conversations with a shared commitment to mutual understanding and respect.
Our panelists will examine the elements that prevent us from coming together for civil discourse and shared problem-solving, and explore where we go from here.
Moderated by: Maria Hinojosa, Pulitzer Prize-winning founder of Futuro Media
Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University
Bruce Usher, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Business School
RSVP is strongly recommended. Dinner will be provided to registered guests. This event is first-come, first-served until capacity is reached. Bring your CUID to check in. The event will also be livestreamed on Youtube.
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