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MCSI Lecture: “Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Out to Get You”

September 12, 2017 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Conspiracy Theory - Conspiracy Facts

Kathryn OlmsteadKathryn Olmsted
Professor of History, UC Davis

Kathryn Olmsted is author of multiple books on U.S. and California history, including Challenging the Secret Government: The Post-Watergate Investigations of the CIA and FBI (1996), Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11 (2009), and Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism (2015). Her research develops one of the central themes of 20th-century U.S. history: the influence of anticommunism on American politics and policy.

In Fall 2017, Pitzer hosts a distinguished series of investigators from fields as various as Philosophy, History, Political Science, Anthropology, Journalism & Media Studies will visit the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry to share what they have learned about conspiracies and conspiracy theories.

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September 12, 2017
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4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.pitzer.edu/mcsi/