The Big Picture: What’s At Stake in Trump’s America
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.
9:30: WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION 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