How Propaganda Works
Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley will explore how propaganda influences the way we think and feel about public issues. Not reserved for totalitarian regimes of the past, propaganda affects ideology today. We will look at examples of how, over time, propaganda has driven opinion and impacted policy.*
For This We Left Egypt?
Original Saturday Night Live writer and five time Emmy Award winner Alan Zweibel will take us on a journey through the last 40 years of his prolific comedy writing career including his work on SNL, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays. Zweibel will also talk about his new book, a parody of the Passover Haggadah.
Our National Identity with Professor Ian Reifowitz / Art from the Romanovs to the Russian Revolution with Dr. Seth Gopin
When Will the Civil War Be Over? with Professor Robert Carey / The Great German Romantics with Music Talks’ Elad Kabilio
Memory and Aging with Dr. Michal Beeri / The Dinner Party by Artist Judy Chicago with Professor Thomas Germano