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Distinguished Speaker Series on Nonviolent Action and Civil Resistance

April 28, 2014

7:00 P.M.

The Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall

Reverend James Lawson, Jr.

Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge

American Civil Rights Leader

Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?

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March 3, 2014

3:30 P.M.

Room 905-09 Campus Center

Bert Klandermans

Professor in Applied Social Psychology,
VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

We are the people! Confronting the austerity state

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September 19, 2013

Stellan Vinthagen

Associate Professor of Sociology and Senior Lecturer in Peace and Development Studies
Gothenburg University and University West, Sweden

The 4 Dimensions of Nonviolent Action: A Sociological Perspective   

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October 1, 2013

Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies       
University of Denver, Denver, CO

Why Civil Resistance Works: Unarmed Conflict in the Past and Future   

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October 29, 2013

Emma Thomas

ARC Research Fellow & Lecturer, School of Psychology
Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

Pathways to Political Engagement and Extremism: Social Interaction, Social Influence    

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November 7, 2013

Dominic Packer

Assistant Professor Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science Program
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Loyal Deviance: Investigating the Motivational Dynamics of Dissent Decisions and Social Change   

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 15:30