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Upcoming Events

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“Partisan Polarization and the Need for Civic Respect”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union&Webinar
Elizabeth Theiss-Morse’s talk will address respect as a cardinal virtue of democratic citizenship. While most Americans say they believe in civic respect, they do not practice this respect. Giving people civic respect means engaging with the other …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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“Human-Climate Dynamics in the Anthropocene: The Connection between Climate Extremes and Social Unrest”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
Climate change is not just about extreme weather events and disasters. The domino effect it creates has existential implications for people around the world, because it drives migration waves (“climate refugees”), competition over resources (food …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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“Making Polarization Work for You: a Politician’s Survival Guide”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
No one confronts the consequences of contemporary partisan polarization more than the country’s elected officials and the lobbyists who try to influence them.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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“In Search of Reconciliation on America’s Stolen Lands”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
It is a truism that we live in a deeply polarized time and that white supremacy is gaining strength worldwide. Margaret Jacobs’ presentation explores a quiet but powerful counter current that flows just beneath the jagged surface of our divisive …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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Panel Discussion

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
The CAS Inquire panel, featuring the five speakers from this year’s theme of “Searching for Common Ground in a Polarized World,” convenes to discuss and answer questions from the audience.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.