The Patriotism Project: Re-imagining Patriotism for the 21st Century

Community conversations exploring the meanings and uses of patriotism in American life and politics.

Join us for a series of conversations

Hosted on Zoom on successive Tuesdays at 12:00 PM/Noon (PST), this free series hosts three discussions exploring perspectives on patriotism, inviting participants to reflect, share and listen together as they reexamine a core American value. The final Tuesday event features a book talk and Q & A with Steven B. Smith on his new publication, “Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes.” The first 100 registrants receive a free copy of the book.

April 27: “Patriotism, Democracy and Extremism”
Discussion leader: John Medearis, UC Riverside Professor of Political Science

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Jointly hosted by the Center for Ideas and Society (CIS), the Palm Desert Center and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Riverside and funded by a VOICE grant to CIS from the University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.

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  • Joshua Stephenson
  • Julie Slusser
  • Johnny Castro
  • Michael McGruder

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