Past Events

Fall 2017 

A Conversation with Dean Baquet

Dean Baquet converses with LSU students about the state of the media   Dean Baquet speaks with LSU Honors College and LSU Mass Communication Students


She Persisted: Women at the Ballot Box and on the Campaign Trail

Rep. Julie Stokes poses with the panel of experts   Rep. Julie Stokes moderates the She Persisted panel

The panel and Rep. Stokes, viewed from the balcony of the Holliday Forum   Drs. Myra Holman and Nadia Brown share their expertise and research with the panel and audience

Dr. Tiffany Barnes shares her expertise with the panel and audience   Drs. Nichole Bauer and Tiffany Barnes comment on women in politics


 

Neither Liberal nor Conservative: Top Strategists and Scholars Debate
Campaigning in Polarized America

The panel and moderator for "Neither Liberal nor Conservative"  Overview image of the panel

Nathan Kalmoe, author of "Neither Liberal nor Conservative," gives an overview of the research that inspired the panel  Dr. Nathan Kalmoe, author of "Neither Liberal nor Conservative," gives an overview of the research that inspired the panel

Bill Skelly and Trey Ourso, former leaders in the RNC and DNC, discuss campaigning in polarized America  Terri Broussard Williams comments on strategy for winning support in polarized America


 

Resistance in the Digital Age: Exercising or Abusing First Amendment Rights

The panel and moderator for "Resistance in the Digital Age: Exercising or Abusing First Amendment Rights"  Panelist DeRay McKesson discusses resistance from the point of view of an activist

Panelist Sean Illing shares his experitise from the perspective of a journalist  Bruce Hamilton represents the perspective of the ACLU

Chris Slaughter, a journalist arrested with DeRay McKesson during the Baton Rouge protests in 2016, shares another journalist's perspective  A full house packed the Holliday Forum to hear the panel