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The Role of Conversation Structure in Conflict: Speaking is More Effective for Resolving Conflict than Writing

DMC 5.208 300 W Dean Keeton St, Austin

Abstract Resolving conflict is more important than ever as political and social dissent reaches record levels across the world. While it is clear that conversation between opponents is necessary to address conflict, an open question is how conversation structure influences conflict resolution. The current research examines a key aspect of conversation structure—the medium by which […]

Trustworthy Screening

DMC 5.102 300 w Dean Keeton St, Austin

Screening for the "Trustworthy" documentary, followed by panel discussion with the filmmakers, Stephany Zamor (Executive Producer) and Dana Richie (Director, Co-Executive Producer). Trustworthy is a documentary that chronicles a 5,300-mile journey across America to explore the growing crisis of trust in media that threatens our democracy, and whether we can find common ground. The Trustworthy […]

Book Launch: Ambedkar, Dewey, and the Evolution of Pragmatism in India

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT-Austin Campus 120 Inner Campus Drive, Austin

Join Scott R. Stroud as he launches his new book, The Evolution of Pragmatism in India: Ambedkar, Dewey, and the Rhetoric of Reconstruction (Chicago, 2023), in conversation with Prof. Sumit Guha, historian of South Asia. Many know that the Indian thinker, politician, and activist Bhimrao Ambedkar thought highly of his teacher at Columbia University, John […]