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Panel: “Freedom to Agree to Disagree? General Semantics, Political Discourse, and the 2016 Presidential Campaign and Election”
March 31, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The panel is scheduled for Friday afternoon, March 31, 2017, from 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Freedom to Agree to Disagree? General Semantics, Political Discourse, and the 2016 Presidential Campaign and Election
Sponsor: Institute of General Semantics
Chair: Thom Gencarelli, Manhattan College
Thom Gencarelli, Manhattan College
Martin Levinson, Institute of General Semantics
Mike Plugh, Manhattan College
Lance Strate, Fordham University
This roundtable panel discussion is sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics, an affiliate organization of the ECA. The panelists will try to make some sense of, and draw conclusions about, the 2016 political season in the U.S. by applying the concepts of general semantics to the particular discourse that characterized this unusual Presidential campaign cycle and election.