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2013 Government By and For - UT Roosevelt Institute

The Roosevelt Institute, a student organization sponsored by the Baker Center, will host the†2013 UT Government By & For Conference on April 5, 9 am - 7:45 pm, †in the Toyota Auditorium. †

UT Roosevelt founder, Julia Ross, and Baker Scholar, Eric Dixon, said the conference is intended to spark dialogue about the purpose of government in furthering our country's progress. Panels and lectures will present policy solutions to some of America's most pressing public issues, as attendees continue to sketch an ideal democracy grounded in our values and reflective of our unique era. www.rooseveltutk.com/conferences

Attendees are encourage to participate in the conference by making a presentation. †The†deadline to submit an abstract: March 14 at 11:59 pm.

Attendees must †RSVP Online by March 20 at 11:59pm here: ††http://tinyurl.com/ay9yubt

The keynote address will be delivered by†Dr. Gar Alperovitz. Alperovitz is currently the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and is a former Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University; Harvard's Institute of Politics; the Institute for Policy Studies; and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. In addition to having authored such critically acclaimed books as†America Beyond Capitalism, Alperovitz delivered the keynote address at the Green Party's 2012 National Convention.†www.garalperovitz.com


Baker Center- Toyota Auditorium

1640 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

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Friday, 05 April, 2013

Who to contact


Eric Dixon

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