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Deliberating Dissent: From Fighting Words to Radical Action?

Location: Wenjack Theatre, Symons Campus

About: In this era of intensifying globalization dissent has come to play a central role in the lives of people across the planet. The Arab Spring, Idle No More, Occupy Wall Street and many more examples have come to dominate headlines and conversations. What role does dissent play in transforming the social and political order? Who dissents and why? What can we expect as we look forward into the future? These are some of the questions addressed in this guest lecture by Professor Barbara Falk.