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NY Council for the Humanities Book Discussion in Collaboration with the Democracy Commitment


MCC’s The Democracy Commitment has received a NY Council for the Humanities grant to host discussions based on Danielle Allen’s book, Talking To Strangers.  The book is on reserve at both the Brighton and Damon libraries (with valid MCC ID), as well as for purchase at both the Brighton and Damon book stores.  Allen introduces a notion of ‘political friendships, which she contends can help “overcome the fossilized distrust among us” as Americans. Further information about the book can be found here: https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/T/bo3636037.html

The dates, times, locations, and faciliators of the discussions are as follows:

03/21 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Professor Leuzzi (ENG/PHIL), chapters 1-4, Brighton Campus Forum

04/04 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Professor Leuzzi (ENG/PHIL), chapters 5-7. DCC 5146

04/26 noon to 12:50 p.m., Professor Mulnickel, (ENG/PHIL), Brighton Campus Monroe B

05/10 noon to 12:50 p.m., Professor Muhlnickel (ENG/PHIL), Brighton Campus Forum

If you have questions, please reach out to The Democracy Commitment co-coordinators, Dr. Joseph Scanlon <mailto:jscanlon1@monroecc.edu> ) or Professor Dina Giovanelli <mailto:dgiovanelli@monroecc.edu> ). These discussions are free, open to the public, and will include light refreshments.  Reservations are not required. 

NY Council for the Humanities Book Discussion in Collaboration with the Democracy Commitment
ENG/PHIL; AHPS
03/14/2017