University Forum: Civility and Climate Change


Nov. 30, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location



The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Civility and Climate Change: How (Not) to Talk About Scientific Controversy" a talk by Lauren Cagle, Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, & Digital Studies, University of Kentucky.

Climate change is one of the most controversial and polarizing scientific topics in the public sphere. This lecture surveys reasons that climate change has become so controversial, and provides productive ways of talking about climate change and recognizing when not to continue conversations in the face of disagreement.

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Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art. 

Co-sponsored by the Departments of English, Communication Studies, Sociology, and Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies.