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Campus Conversation February 10, 2021: Topic – What’s Going On and Why? January 2021: Impeachment, Insurrection, Inauguration

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Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Please join us for the next virtual Campus Conversation on Wednesday, February 10th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. entitled What’s Going on and Why? January 2021: Impeachment, Insurrection, Inauguration. Four eminent professors of history, from the University of Virginia, Brandeis University, and UIC, will engage in a roundtable discussion about the political events of last month and their implications for our democracy, followed by Q&A with the audience.

The panel members are:

William Hitchcock
William W. Corcoran Professor of History
University of Virginia

Barbara Ransby
John D. MacArthur Chair & Distinguished Professor, Departments of Black Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Director, Social Justice Initiative
University of Illinois at Chicago

Leah Wright Rigueur
Harry Truman Associate Professor of History
Brandeis University

Elizabeth R. Varon
Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History
Associate Director, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History
University of Virginia

To join the event, please use the following Zoom Webinar link and passcode:
Passcode: h250X2Vb

To join by phone, please use the following information:
Phone Number: (312) 626-6799
Webinar ID: 878 3269 6429
Passcode: 87772963

I hope you will join me and your fellow students, faculty and staff for this Campus Conversation.


Susan Poser
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

This event will be live captioned. If you require an additional accommodation to attend, please contact Kelcie O’Shea at or (312) 413-3456.

For more information, please contact:
Kelcie O’Shea