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The Known Citizen: Exploring Privacy in Modern America

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All are welcome to attend this free public event featuring Sarah E. Igo:

February 27, 2019
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
175 Knight Law Center

This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center’s 2018-19 Public Affairs Speaker Series. This series brings prominent scholars and activists to the University of Oregon to discuss significant political and policy issues in the United States at the national, state, and local levels, as well as global affairs.

Sarah E. Igo teaches history and directs the Program in American Studies at Vanderbilt University. She researches modern American cultural and intellectual history, the history of the human sciences, the sociology of knowledge, and the history of the public sphere. Igo’s most recent book is The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2018).

Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics in partnership with the UO History Department and the UO New Media and Culture Certificate program.

The Known Citizen (printable poster)