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Strangers in Their Own Land: Where Do We Go From Here?

Politics of the Present

dateNovember 1, 2017 timeWednesday, 5:00pm–7:00pm EDT location Barnard Hall, James Room (Room 418), Barnard College
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

Coming To Terms With A Polarized Society

"Strangers in Their Own Land: Where Do We Go From Here?"

Join us on November 1 at 5pm for the second lecture in the “Coming to Terms with a Polarized Society” lecture series. ARLIE HOCHSCHILD will discuss her acclaimed book, “Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right,” which provides a clarifying and empathic view of the political convictions of conservative Louisiana voters. She will also describe what she learned from her recent revisit to Louisiana to hear their responses to Trump. FRED HARRIS and NICK LEHMANN, distinguished academics who also have personal experience of living in the American South, will provide commentary and perspective.

Free and open to the public. RVSP encouraged but not required.

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  • Presenter Arlie R. Hochschild Professor of Sociology Emerita University of California, Berkeley
  • Panelist Fredrick C. Harris Professor of Political Science; Director of the Center on African-American Politics and Society; Dean for Social Sciences Columbia University
  • Panelist Nicholas Lemann Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism Columbia University