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Dog Whistle Politics: Race, Policy, and Economic Inequality

  • Page Auditorium 402 Chapel Drive Durham (map)

UC Berkeley professor Ian Haney López will offer a historical perspective on the successful use of coded racism, or political dog whistles, in the 2016 presidential campaign.

The talk, a Robert R. Wilson Distinguished Lecture called “Dog Whistle Politics: Race, Policy and Economic Inequality,” will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Page Auditorium at Duke University. The event, which will include an audience Q & A, is free and open to the public and no tickets are required. Parking is available for a fee in the Bryan Center Parking Deck.

This Robert R. Wilson lecture, named in honor of Robert Renbert Wilson who served as a professor of political science at Duke University from 1925 to 1975, is also part of the Sanford School of Public Policy PhD Distinguished Lecture Series. Co-sponsors include Polis: The Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service, the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, and Sanford’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.

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