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The Value of Broad Perspectives and Free Speech *Online Registration Not Available. Email olli.info@umich.edu to register*
This panel discussion, moderated by Karen Bantel and featuring U-M scholars will focus on: *free speech and how it impacts our society *how to talk across the divide *barriers to listening, especially our emotional reactions Featuring: Jack Bernard, U-M Associate General Counsel Anne Berg, Lecturer, U-M History Department Loraleigh Keashly, Professor, Communication, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, Wayne State University OLLI members are dedicated to learning, but in our complex world it’s hard to separate the real information from the noise, making us polarized around political issues. This panel discussion will help us unravel these barriers by helping us appreciate the value of a broader and more receptive perspective, the critical role played by free speech, and how we can productively engage others. A Q&A period will follow the presentation. Cost: Free to OLLI members $5 for non-members, if you have a non-member friend, please have them contact the office at 734-998-9351 to arrange payment Registration required - capacity limited
Event Type : Special Events      
Date(s) : 10/03/2018
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location : Washtenaw Community College
Address : Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Drive,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $0.00
Event Status : COMPLETED