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Raised Right: Fatherhood in Modern American Conservatism

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:30am – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Oak Hall Room 438

A conversation with author Prof. Jeffrey R. Dudas (UConn) and Prof. Helena Silverstein (Lafayette University) about the modern conservative movement in America.

How has the modern conservative movement thrived in spite of the lack of harmony among its constituent members? What, and who, holds together its large corporate interests, small-government libertarians, social and racial traditionalists, and evangelical Christians? Join us for a conversation with the author, Prof. Jeffrey R. Dudas and Prof. Helena Silverstein of Lafayette University.

About the Author: Jeffrey R. Dudas is Associate Professor of Political Science and Affiliate Faculty of American Studies at the University of Connecticut. He specializes in the areas of American law, politics, and culture and focuses, in particular, on the many facets of the American politics of rights. He joined the UCONN Political Science department in 2004 after earning his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Washington.

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to 860-486-2440 or


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Political Science (primary), American Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UConn Master Calendar

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