EAST BRUNSWICK – An associate professor from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers will discuss America politics on Oct. 10.
Elizabeth C. Matto, who is also the director of the institute’s Center for Political Youth Participation’s program starts at 7 p.m. at the library.
Titled “Talking Politics: Disagreeing without Being Disagreeable,” will examine the role of “respectable political discourse in a healthy democracy and can it be taught?”
She will discuss the links between America’s democracy’s success and the ability to talk through political disagreements. Additionally, it will examine that argument that higher-learning institutions “can and should be teaching students to engage in honest but productive political discourse.”
Open to all. The library is at 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick.
— Christopher Lang