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Spring 2024 Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series: “Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point”

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST


 

 

Steven Levitsky, David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government at Harvard University, will speak by Zoom (click here to access Zoom on the day of the talk) next Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 11 AM to 12 PM CST on his new book with Daniel Ziblatt, Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point, as part of the political science department’s speaker series. Professor Stephen Engelmann, UIC, will serve as a discussant. The Speaker Series is organized and moderated by Professor Alba Alexander and sponsored by UIC’s Department of Political Science. Click here for the downloadable PDF of the flyer.

 

 


Professor Levitsky’s research focuses on authoritarianism, political parties and democratic institutions. He has published more than a dozen books. The most recent are the New York Times bestseller (with Daniel Ziblatt) How Democracies Die and (with Daniel Ziblatt) Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point.

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Date:
February 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Website:
https://bit.ly/3f6foVW

Organizer

Department of Political Science
Website:
http://pols.uic.edu/