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CALENDAR ITEM: ‘Selling Hope and Hate in the 2016 Election’ is 2016 Peace Perspectives Lecture

November 11th, 2016

Story Contact: Jeff Sossamon, 573-882-3346,

WHAT: The MU Peace Studies Department will present the Peace Perspectives Lecture, “Selling Hope and Hate in the 2016 Election.” Thomas Frank, best-selling author of nine books, will analyze the significance of the 2016 election and the social and cultural trends.                    

The lecture is sponsored, in part, by the Peace Studies Program; the Friends of Peace Studies; and the MU Departments of Sociology, Communication and Political Science. A question-and-answer period and a book signing will follow the discussion.

WHO: Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas,” “The Wrecking Crew” and “Listen Liberal.”

WHERE: 22 Tate Hall, MU Campus            

WHEN: 7 – 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public; a question and answer discussion will follow the lecture.

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