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Not So Current Politics with Professor David Zarefsky

May 3, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Current policy and political decisions often reflect or are influenced by events from earlier historical periods.

This ongoing lecture-discussion class investigates these earlier moments and how they relate to the present. The May session will explore the long history of conspiracy arguments.

Prior familiarity with the historical periods is not required.

No fee for members; non-member fee $10

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 Ph: 312-626-6799 – Meeting ID: 832 8498 4744 | Passcode: 1224

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DAVID ZAREFSKY is the Owen L. Coon Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies at Northwestern University, specializing in argumentation and the analysis and criticism of American political discourse. He is a former president of the National Communication Association, the Rhetoric Society of America, and the Central States Communication Association. In 2012 he received the Lifetime Teaching Excellence Award from the National Communication Association. David is a past president of Beth Emet.