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2018-2019 Altman Symposium - Truth and Lies Day 1

Thursday, May 2, 2019
1:30 pm
Heritage Room, Shriver Center

Schedule for Thursday, May 2, 2019

 

1:30 PM Welcome and Introductions, Tim Melley, Director Miami University Humanities Center

 

1:45 PM  Eras of Truth and Lies, Moderator: Anita Mannur

Rosemary Pennington, “The Problem of Journalistic Objectivity in an Age of Disinformation”

Andrew Hebard, “Beautiful Imprecision: Science and Truth in Literary Realism”

Erik Jensen, “Dear Prudence: Keeping a Public Diary in Nazi Germany”

Andy Rice, “Moments of Truth: Affective Experience and the Rise of Anti-Establishment Ethics in the Mid-Twentieth Century United States”

 

3:45 PM Break

 

4:00 PM Opening Keynote, Lewis Gordon, “Racism, Anti-Truth,and Other Forms of Bad Faith”

 

5:15 PM Opening Reception