Making Sense of the 2020 U.S. Election: Political and Cultural Consequences

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Zoom
  • Lecturer: Steven Schier, Professor of Political Science, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. Gunlög Fur, Professor of History, Linnaeus University, Växjö. Frida Beckman, Professor of Comparative Literature, Stockholm University.
  • Organiser: The Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) and Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice.
  • Contact person: Dag Blanck
  • Föreläsning

A Digital Symposium

The symposium consists of an on-line discussion between and with three prominent scholars, who from their different disciplinary perspectives will place the 2020 election in a larger context. Formal presentations by the participants will be available for symposium participants from May 14, 2012.

Speakers and topics include:

Steven Schier, Professor of Political Science, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota: “Piercing the Fog: Perspectives on the 2020 US Elections”

Gunlög Fur, Professor of History, Linnaeus University, Växjö: ”Falling Apart Since 1607”

Frida Beckman, Professor of Comparative Literature, Stockholm University: “The Steal: Paranoia and the Repossession of White Male Agency”

Making Sense of the 2020 U.S. Election: Political and Cultural Consequences