Political Protest and the 2020 Elections

Posted On August 26, 2020
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Political Protest and the 2020 Elections

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Wed Sept 2, 2020, 3:30-4:45 ET

Part of the Fall 2020 Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics series, “Ethics and the 2020 Elections”.


In times of great social unrest, what role does political protest, sometimes using violence, play in our elections? Join us for a discussion of the ethics of political protest featuring:

  • Candice Delmas, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, Northeastern University.
  • Natasha Lennard, New School for Social Research, author (Violence: Humans in Dark Times; Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life), journalist, and contributor to publications including Vice, Dissent, Esquire, Salon, The Intercept, and other venues.
  • Akinyele Umoja, Professor of African American Studies, Georgia State University

For free/quick registration and to view the event, click here: https://gsumeetings.webex.com/gsumeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8981e8d6a5fe2200830a42d16f89dfe6

Audience Q&A will follow. Questions? Contact D.C. Hardaway, dhardaway1@gsu.edu

These events are supported by Georgia Humanities and campus partners at GSU including The Center for Human Rights and Democracy, The Office of Civic Engagement, The Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora, the Department of Philosophy, the Center for Law, Health & Society, the GSU program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.