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Populism -- 11/16 Daypass - Populism and Online Political Campaigns: The Case of Narendra Modi
This talk outlines the role of social media in populist electoral campaigns, and highlights the case of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, whose 2014 general election victory was aided by a very effective social media presence. This talk examines strategies of political attack, innuendo, and personal insult in online political speech. Joyojeet Pal is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focuses on the use of technology in the Global South, including accessible technology for people with disabilities and social media use by politicians. Join other OLLI members for a boxed lunch in the lobby immediately following the November 16 lecture for some socialization! The cost is $8/person. You can register for the lunch online or in-person. Lunch selections: Turkey & swiss, Ham & provolone, Roast beef & cheddar, Tuna salad, Chicken salad, Hummus & veggies.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 11/16/2017
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00 (register separately for the optional lunch)
Event Status : COMPLETED