Thursday, June 19, 2008

Gilman-Opalsky to speak on social movements and the public sphere

Contact: Kimberly Craig at 206-6245, speakerseries@uis.edu
or Richard Gilman-Opalsky at 206-8328, rgilm3@uis.edu

What: "Unbounded Publics: Social Movements, Rebellion, and the Public Sphere," a presentation by Richard Gilman-Opalsky, assistant professor of political philosophy in the Political Science department at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

When & Where: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 19, in Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library on the UIS campus.

Details: Public spheres are where people engage new ideas and arguments and where social movements and rebellions begin. Dr. Gilman-Opalsky's presentation will facilitate a discussion of this process.

He is the author of Unbounded Publics: Transgressive Public Spheres, Zapatismo, and Political Theory (2008, Lexington Books).

See a webcast of the presentation

More about Dr. Gilman-Opalsky's book

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