Symposium on Trump and the Challenge to Democracy this Saturday

FLIRTING WITH FASCISM?  TRUMP and THE CHALLENGE TO DEMOCRACY

 

 Presented by

The American Institute for Progressive Democracy

Co-Sponsors

Pomona College Politics Department

Claremont Graduate University Department of Politics and Government

Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement

 

When:     Saturday, November 4,  2017,  8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

        Where:    Rose Hills Theatre at Pomona College

(Located under Smith Student Center)

170 E. Sixth St., Claremont CA 91711

 

          Understanding Fascism                                                       8:30 a.m.

             Dylan John Riley, Prof of Sociology, U.C.-Berkeley

Heather Williams, Assoc. Prof. of Politics, Pomona College

Colin Beck, Assoc. Prof. of Sociology, Pomona College

 

          The Age of Trump and the Rise of Authoritarianism         10:45 a.m.

             Stephen Rohde,  Constitutional Lawyer, Past Chair of ACLU Foundation of So. Calif.

Ryan Lenz, Senior Writer, Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project

 

          Saving Democracy in the Age of Trump                             1:00 p.m.

             Peter Dreier, Clapp Distinguished Prof. of Politics, Occidental College

Jose Z. Calderon, Prof Emeritus Sociology and Chicano/a & Latino/a Studies, Pitzer College

Claudia Strauss, Prof. of Anthropology, Pitzer College

                                        

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC                                LIGHT REFRESHMENTS 

 

Detailed List of Speakers and Discussants by Section

Session 1 – Understanding Fascism

             Speakers:

                           Dylan John Riley, Prof of Sociology, U.C.-Berkeley

Heather Williams, Assoc. Prof. of Politics, Pomona College

             Discussant:

Colin Beck, Assoc. Prof. of Sociology, Pomona College

 

Session 2 – The Age of Trump and the Rise of Authoritarianism

             Speakers:

                           Stephen Rohde, Constitutional Lawyer, Past Chair of ACLU Foundation of So. Calif.

Ryan Lenz, Senior Writer, Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project

             Discussants:

                           Dylan John Riley, Prof of Sociology, U.C.-Berkeley

Jose Calderon, Prof Emeritus Sociology and Chicano/a & Latino/a Studies, Pitzer College

Peter Dreier, Clapp Distinguished Prof. of Politics, Occidental College

 

Session 3 – Saving Democracy in the Age of Trump

             Speakers:

                           Peter Dreier, Clapp Distinguished Prof. of Politics, Occidental College

Jose Z. Calderon, Prof Emeritus Sociology and Chicano/a & Latino/a Studies. Pitzer College

Claudia Strauss, Prof. of Anthropology, Pitzer College

             Discussants:

                           Ryan Lens, Senior Writer, Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project

Stephen Rohde, Constitutional Lawyer, Past Chair of ACLU Foundation of So. Calif.

             Joining in Final Q&A:

Dylan Riley, Prof of Sociology, U.C.-Berkeley

Heather Williams, Assoc. Prof. of Politics, Pomona College

Colin Beck, Assoc. Prof. of Sociology, Pomona College

 

             

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