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Post-Election America Series

Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm more dates through May 5, 2017

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003

In response to the demand from students for information, for historical context and for analysis of then recent U.S. election and its possible consequences, the New School is mounting a 14-week series of lectures by New School faculty called “Post-Election America.” Lectures will be led by experts in the topic area and will include sessions on the U.S. constitution, immigration law and policy, populism, illiberalism, political polarization, economic inequality, nationalism, globalization, financialization, deindustrialization, the future of health and pension policy, climate change and environmental politics, race and the political economy of racial identity, gender and class politics, the urban-rural divide and the political economy of the U.S. “rust belt.” The series is open to the public. 

1/27:  Introduction: Understanding Elections (Will Milberg and Jessica Pisano)

2/3: Race, class, and the urban-rural divide (Maya Wiley)

2/10: U.S. Constitutional Law (Andrew Arato

2/17: Political Polarization and Inequality in the U.S. Now (David Plotke)

2/24: Nationalism and Internationalism (David Plotke)

3/3: U.S. Immigration Law and Policy (Alex Aleinikoff)

3/10: Gender Politics (Natalia Mehlman-Petrzela)

3/17: Climate Change and Environmental Politics (Joel Towers)

3/24: NO CLASS 

3/31: NO CLASS 

4/7: Globalization’s Winners and Losers (Will Milberg

4/14: The Political Economy of Racial Identity (Darrick Hamilton)

4/21: The Political Economy of the U.S. “Rust Belt” (Teresa Ghilarducci)

4/28: Populism (Federico Finchelstein)

5/5: Illiberalism (Jessica Pisano)

5/12: Finance and Financialization (Julia Ott)

Presented by The New School 

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