Global Hot Spots: “Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Ideological Hot Spots in a Polarized America”

  • October 07, 2016
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Fluno Center Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715

LOCATION: Fluno Center Auditorium, located at 601 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53715-1035.

Topic

The talk will explore how the different ways in which Americans are divided from each other help us to understand American public opinion about and governmental policy toward important international issues such as terrorism, immigration, and trade.

Speaker

The speaker is Michael Wagner, an associate professor and the Louis A. Maier Faculty Fellow in journalism and mass communication and an affiliate professor in political science. Wagner’s research and teaching are centered around answering the question, How well does democracy work? He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Political Behavior of the American Electorate and Good Media, Bad Media. He has published more than 40 articles and book chapters in the areas of political communication, journalism, public opinion, and the intersection of biology and politics. He is an award-winning teacher and adviser, the occasional guest host of A Public Affair on WORT in Madison, and the current editor of the Forum section in the journal Political Communication.

Details

Public parking is available in the Fluno Center Garage (Lot 83) at 314 N. Frances Street. Other parking options include Lot 46 at 301 N. Lake Street and the Lake Street Ramp at 415 N. Lake Street. 

Lunch is not provided with your registration, but you can make areservation to eat lunch at the Fluno Center by calling 608-441-7117. 

Questions? Contact Kristina Zignego at 608-308-5415.

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Experience the best of UW-Madison’s expertise wherever you are with these archived Global Hot Spots presentations.

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®, PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) and the UW-Madison Division of International Studies.


   

Global Hot Spots Collection

Experience the best of UW-Madison’s expertise wherever you are with these archived Global Hot Spots presentations.

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®, PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) and the UW-Madison Division of International Studies.

- See more at: http://www.uwalumni.com/benefits-services/alumni-learning/global-hot-spots/#sthash.zjTZgDhx.dpuf

Global Hot Spots Collection

Experience the best of UW-Madison’s expertise wherever you are with these archived Global Hot Spots presentations.

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®, PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) and the UW-Madison Division of International Studies.

- See more at: http://www.uwalumni.com/benefits-services/alumni-learning/global-hot-spots/#sthash.zjTZgDhx.dpuf
 

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