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Confronting Extremism Talks

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Confronting Extremism Talks – NOV 19

Recent attacks on houses of worship are tragic reminders about the violent incidents that stem from ideological extremism. You are invited to hear about emerging research and ways to take action from UCI faculty at Confronting Extremism Talks at 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19.

What: Confronting Extremism Talks
When:4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on November 19, 2019
Where: Doheny Beach ABCD in the UCI Student Center

Faculty presenters were supported through a Provost Initiative on Understanding and Engaging with Extremism and will examine diverse topics that range from countering science denialism to defending the denial of human rights. These talks are engaging, informative, and evidence-based.

Partial list of presenters/topics include:

Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law in the School of Law

Aileen Anderson, director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center

Julia Lupton, associate dean and professor of English in the School of Humanities

Bill Maurer, professor of anthropology and law, and dean of the School of Social Sciences

Elena Peterson, professor of pathology and associate dean of admissions and outreach, College of Medicine

David Pan, professor of German and chair of the Department of European Languages and Studies

The event is free and open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Refreshments and swag bags will be provided.

Please see Directions and Maps for UCI Student Center for directions. Event parking is available at the UCI Student Center Parking Structure for $13 for non-UCI/public guests, and UCI-issued parking permits are honored.