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September 2018

Lecture: David Brooks

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and frequent political commentator David Brooks will present a keynote address at St. Olaf College on September 24 to launch the Institute for Freedom & Community’s fall lecture series on Patriotism, Nationalism, and the Idea of America.

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October 2018

Political Polarization in America

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pause Manestage Northfield, MN + Google Map

The Minneapolis-based Theater of Public Policy will stage a performance titled Political Polarization in America: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and Why It Matters. They will be joined by Samara Klar, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, and William Doherty, Professor of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota and Senior Fellow with Better Angels.

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Better Angels Workshop

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

St. Olaf students are invited to participate in workshops facilitated by Better Angels, a bipartisan citizens' movement to reduce political polarization in the United States by bringing liberals and conservatives together to understand each other beyond stereotypes and teaching practical skills for communicating across political differences.

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Lecture: Walter Russell Mead

October 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Walter Russell Mead, a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute, the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College, and the Global View Columnist at the Wall Street Journal, will present a lecture on History, American Greatness, and the State of Israel.

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Lecture: Walter Russell Mead

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Walter Russell Mead, a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute, the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College, and the Global View Columnist at the Wall Street Journal, will present a lecture on Examining 'America First': Nationalism and Jacksonian Democracy in the 21st Century.

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November 2018

Lecture: U.S. Global Media and American ‘Soft Power’

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community will host a lecture by R. Eugene Parta ’62 on U.S. Global Media and American ‘Soft Power’: Cold War Successes, Current Challenges, An Uncertain Future.

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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
Tomson Hall 280 Northfield, MN + Google Map

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.

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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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Lecture by Laura Kipnis

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

A lecture by Laura Kipnis on her book Unwanted Advances.

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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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