Various panels will convene on two campuses in Dublin and New York City to discuss the current political climate. The first portion of the event (Nov. 6-7) will take place at Trinity, College Dublin and the second portion (Nov. 9-10) will be at Columbia. For other events in this series see:
November 10, Heyman Center, Common Room
10:00 am: Welcome
Panel discussion on epistemological challenges posed by the algorithmic logic of digital media
Moderated by Darryl Jones
“Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Democratic Futures”
Maria Abascal, “Anxiety and Backlash to the Changing Face of America (And What We Can Do About It)"
Jennifer Lee, “The Changing Face of U.S. Immigration: Asian Americans, Diversity, and Group Boundaries”
Andreas Wimmer, “Ethnic Diversity, Nationalism, and Democracy"
Bruce Western, "Race and Citizenship in the Era of Mass Incarceration"
Moderated by Juergen Barkhoff
"Religion, Capitalism, and the Rural White Working Class"
Jarod Roll, “Make Believe: White Workers and the Elusive Promise of Capitalism"
Molly Worthen,“Theologies of Evangelical Trumpism"
Whitney Dow, "The Whitness Project"
Special thanks to Mark Hansen, Shamus Khan, and Manan Ahmed on behalf of the Heyman Center Fellows 2016-2017.