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2017 Becker Conference schedule

Saturday, October 21

Old Capitol Museum Senate Chamber

Iowa City, Iowa

8:30 am -9:00 am Breakfast and Check-in
9:00-9:15 am Welcome
9:15 am-9:45 am

Conceptualizing Movements and Networks,

Roundtable Discussion Featuring Speakers

9:45-10:30 am     

Lisa Flores, University of Colorado Boulder

The Promise of Race and the Whiteness of Nation

10:30-11:00 am   Response and Q/A
11:00-11:15 am


11:15 am-12:00 pm

Lori Kido Lopez, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Asian American Networks on Twitter:  Building a Backstage Movement

12:00-12:30 pm Response and Q/A
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00-2:45 pm       

Rachel Smith, Penn State

Linked: The Social Science of Personal Influence and Public Stigma

2:45-3:15 pm Response and Q/A
3:15-3:45 pm

Final Thoughts: Opportunities at the Intersections,

Discussion Featuring Speakers and Audience

4:00-6:00 pm       

Reception at Share

Next to Downtown Sheraton,

210 S Dubuque St, Iowa City