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The Big Picture: What’s At Stake in Trump’s America

11/07 Tuesday | 9:30am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and Public Books invite you to join for an all-day symposium investigating the rise of Trump and America’s turn towards authoritarian rule. This symposium is the culminating event to a series of essays published daily on Public Books in the weeks preceding, in which leading intellectuals address what’s at stake in Trump’s America for a wide range of topics.

Livestream HERE.


Eric Klinenberg, Sharon Marcus, Caitlin Zaloom

9:45-11:15: Class, Culture, and Politics
Jefferson Cowie, Linda Gordon, Shamus Khan, Michèle Lamont
Moderator: Caitlin Zaloom

11:30-1:00: Creating Insecurity: Gender, Immigration, and Ethnicity
Geraldo Cadava, Alina Das, Jack Halberstam, Harel Shapira
Moderator: Sharon Marcus

Lunch Break

2:30-3:45: The Politics of Energy and Climate Change
Michelle Anderson, Gretchen Bakke, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Ricky Revesz
Moderator: Eric Klinenberg

4:15-5:45: Cities, Race, and Social Policy
Kim Phillips-Fein, Patrick Sharkey, Tom Sugrue, William Julius Wilson
Moderator: Eric Klinenberg

6:30-8:00: Truth, Reason, and Democracy
Steven Lukes, Alondra Nelson, Victor Pickard, Saskia Sassen
Moderator: Caitlin Zaloom


Co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council

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