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Institute for Freedom and Community

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January 2019

Panel Discussion: Race, Immigration, and the American Dream in the 21st Century

January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community will host a panel discussion by Christina Greer, Jason Hill, and Leah Rigueur on Race, Immigration, and the American Dream in the 21st Century.  Established at St. Olaf in 2014, the Institute for Freedom and Community encourages free inquiry and meaningful debate of important political and social issues among students, faculty, and the general public.

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Lecture by Jason Hill

January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A lecture by Jason Hill on his book We Have Overcome: An Immigrant's Letter to the American People.

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Sexual Paranoia, Gender Strife, Cultural Revolution

January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Lecture on Sexual Paranoia, Gender Strife, Cultural Revolution. Laura Kipnis is a cultural theorist, critic, and former video artist.  Her most recent book, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus (2017), draws on investigative reporting, cultural analysis, and her own experiences with Title IX investigations in higher education.  Without minimizing the seriousness of campus assault, Kipnis advocates for more honesty about the sexual realities and ambivalences hidden behind the notion of “rape culture.” Instead, she argues, regulation is replacing education, and women’s…

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February 2019

The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community

February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TBD

Panel discussion with Jason Brennan, Natalia Molina and Jan Ting on The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community. This event is part of a spring lecture series, Who is My Neighbor? Immigration, Freedom, and Community, hosted by the St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community.  

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March 2019

Lecture: Immigration and the New Class War

March 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TBD,

Michael Lind will present a lecture on Immigration and the New Class War.

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April 2019

Panel Discussion: Immigration, Populism, and the European Union

April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TBD,

Jane Freedman, Frank Furedi, and Arthur Goldhammer will dialogue on the topic Immigration, Populism, and the European Union.

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Panel Discussion: Assimilation in America

April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TBD,

Peter Beinart, Ana Navarro, and Reihan Salam will dialogue on the topic The Question of Assimilation/Incorporation in 21st Century America. This event is part of a spring lecture series, Who is My Neighbor? Immigration, Freedom, and Community, hosted by the St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community.

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