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Jacksonville State University: What is Political Civility Today?

February 2, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a hybrid in-person/virtual presentation and Q&A with faculty partner Lee Trepanier on “What is Political Civility Today?”:

The Tocqueville Lecture Series is excited to host Dr. Lee Trepanier (Samford University). His presentation, “What is Political Civility Today?” highlights some of the challenges that confront those that advocate for political civility and why it is needed in our public discourse.

The hybrid event will occur through a Zoom Webinar and at B01 Merrill Hall on the campus of Jacksonville State University. You will receive a hyperlink to the Zoom Webinar upon registering at http://bit.ly/TLSTrepanie.

A Q&A will follow Dr. Trepanier’s presentation, which will take questions from the virtual and in-person audience.

Thursday, February 2, 2023 • 5:30 PM CST
A hybrid in-person/virtual event • Jacksonville State University

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Lee TrepanierLee Trepanier is the Chair and Professor of Political Science at Samford University and editor of VoegelinView and Lexington Books series Politics, Literature, and Film. Additionally, he is the author and editor of more than 20 books, including The College Lecture Today: An Interdisciplinary Defense for the Contemporary University and Eric Voegelin’s Asian Political Thought. His scholarly interests include political philosopher Eric Voegelin, Politics and Literature, Religion and Politics, Democracy and Education, and Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Professor Trepanier is a JMC faculty partner.

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The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University invites scholars, professionals, and civic leaders to present on the ideas of liberty and equality, as they relate to other concepts important in the founding and continuation of American government.

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