2016 Schedule Highlights:

"Understanding Election 2016"

Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 3:30 p.m.

Slee Hall Auditorium, North Campus

Theda Skocpol

Photo Credit: Martha Stewart

Dr. Theda Skocpol

Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University and Director of the Scholars Strategy Network

Dr. Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University and Director of the Scholars Strategy Network, a national organization that encourages public engagement by university-based scholars. 

Schedule Highlights

Events are free and open to the public.

Advance registration is recommended, but not required, for these two events.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

3:30 p.m.

Slee Hall Auditorium, North Campus

"Understanding Election 2016"

Keynote address by Dr. Theda Skocpol

Abstract: 

"Understanding the Trump phenomenon. What's next for the Republican Party and American politics?"

Reception to follow in Slee Hall Atrium

Keynote Address Video:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 - PANEL DISCUSSION

12:15PM

Black Box Theater, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus 

A complimentary lunch in the Center for the Arts atrium will be provided for pre-registered guests beginning at 11:30AM (Registration will be capped at 120)

"Election Reflections: Moving Forward After the Divide?"

Panel discussion featuring Dr. Skocpol and panelists from the UB faculty and student body.

Panel Discussion Video:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 - SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

Small group meetings with faculty and students

Meeting 1 - 9:00AM - 10:00AM

Meeting 2 - 10:15AM - 11:15AM

280 Park Hall, North Campus 

Space is limited for these sessions.