Past Event

Awakening Our Democracy: What’s At Stake In These Polarized Times

February 15, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor

Join us for an engaging panel discussion, co-organized by University Life and the Journalism School, as part of the Dialogue Across Difference Initative. We're diving into democracy, the impact of current events on civic conversations, and the ways to bridge the divide in civic engagement. 

Our panel features respected voices including Courtney D. Cogburn, Associate Professor of Social Work; Jelani Cobb, Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Jonathan Friedman, Director of Free Expression and Education Programs at PEN America; Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History at Columbia University; and Bruce Usher, Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School. The discussion will be moderated by Maria Hinojosa. 

Space is limited, so while RSVPs are optional, they're recommended. Don't forget your CUID. 

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If you require disability accomadations, please contact Disability Services ([email protected] or 212-854-2388). 

For more information, contact Stephanie Busch at [email protected] 

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Stephanie Busch