ACC Distinguished Lecture by Keith J. Bybee on "Is Civility Dead?"
The Political Science Department invites you to the ACC Distinguished Lecture by Professor Keith J. Bybee on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., in Gasson Hall 305 Auditorium. Professor Bybee will speak on “Is Civility Dead?” This lecture is sponsored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium.
Keith J. Bybee is the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University and their Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Distinguished Lecturer for 2016–2017. He holds tenured appointments in the College of Law and in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He also directs the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media (IJPM), a collaborative effort between the College of Law, the Maxwell School, and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Bybee’s areas of research interest are the judicial process, legal theory, political philosophy, LGBT politics, the politics of race and ethnicity, American politics, constitutional law, and the media. His books include Mistaken Identity: The Supreme Court and the Politics of Minority Representation(Princeton, 1998; second printing, 2002), Bench Press: The Collision of Courts, Politics, and the Media, (Stanford, 2007), and All Judges Are Political - Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies and the Rule of Law (Stanford, 2010). His most recent book is How Civility Works (Stanford University Press, 2016).
This lecture is sponsored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium (ACCAC), the Political Science Department, the Boisi Center for Religion and American Life, and the Institute for the Liberal Arts.
Thursday, October 5 at 4:30pm
Gasson Hall, Auditorium, Room 305
Gasson Hall, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467