Listen, We Need to Talk | Women's & Gender Studies

Listen, We Need to Talk

Event Date: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 18:30
Event Location: 
Wooten 222

The Department of Political Science, in co-sponsorship with the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, WGST, LGBT Faculty Network, and LMAS, is hosting a campus-wide event featuring Professor Melissa Michelson of Political Science at Menlo College. Dr. Michelson will present her recently released book, Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights. The book presents and successfully tests a new theory of Dissonant Identity Priming, which outlines how people's attitudes on Marriage Equality and other hot-button identity topics can be changed.

Public reception to follow in Wooten Hall 161.

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