2016  Public Lecture

Lawrence Lessig visited Elon Law for 'Hearsay Culture' 10th anniversary interview, sponsored by the Turnage Fun.

The legal pioneer and former presidential contender joined Elon Law Associate Professor David Levine, host of the "Hearsay Culture" radio program that Levine founded out of KZSU-FM at Stanford University, for an April 26 recorded "live" interview in Greensboro.

2015 Public Lecture

Dr. James Leutze, chancellor emeritus of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and author of the book Entering North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years gave a lecture on North Carolina state politics Wednesday, March 18.

2013 Workshop and Public Lecture

Workshops were conducted with Peter Levine, Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service and Director of CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.

Students, faculty, and community members discussed the state of American democracy and strategies for civic renewal.

Peter Levine gave a public lecture:  "We are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: Civic Renewal in America"

2011 Conference and Public Lecture

Media and Politics: Openness, Accuracy, and Honesty in the 21st Century Media Landscape, included observations by Elon University faculty, as well as distinguished professors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and from Duke University, on how media portray complex information in ways the public can understand it.

Panelists were Donald Shaw, the Kenan Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC Chapel Hill; Sarah Cohen, the Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy, Public Policy at Duke University; Barbara Miller, an assistant professor of communications at Elon; and Dave Gammon, an assistant professor of biology at Elon.

Frank Sesno, a professor of media and public affairs and international affairs, and director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, served as the conference keynote.

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