Debate: Are Identity Politics Bad for America?

November 15, 2019
Bluu Auditorium, Texas Christian University

Debate: Are Identity Politics Bad for America?

Join us for this exciting debate as we explore this urgent issue.

This debate features Dr. Elizabeth Corey and Thomas Chatterton Williams, and will be moderated by Marc Thiessen. The event is free to everyone with a email address, and $15 for attendees who do not have a email address.

The debate begins at 7:30 p.m.


Featured Speakers:

Elizabeth Corey

Elizabeth Corey is an associate professor of Political Science at Baylor University, in Waco, Texas, where she also serves as director of the Honors Program. Her writing has appeared in First Things, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education and National Affairs, as well as in a variety of scholarly journals. She received a bachelor’s in Classics from Oberlin College, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Art History and Political Science from Louisiana State University. She was the American Enterprise Institute’s Values and Capitalism Visiting Professor for the 2018-19 academic year.

Thomas Chatterton Williams at debate on identity politics
Thomas Chatterton Williams

Thomas Chatterton Williams holds a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree from the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at New York University. In 2007, he wrote an op-ed piece entitled “Yes, Blame Hip-Hop” for the Washington Post which generated a record-breaking number of comments. He writes for the literary magazine n+1 and currently lives in Brooklyn.

Marc Thiessen (Moderator)

Marc A. Thiessen is a columnist for the Washington Post, a New York Times bestselling author, and a Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. The Daily Telegraph named him one of the “100 most influential conservatives in America.” Thiessen had a fifteen-year national security career that took him from Capitol Hill to the Pentagon to the White House, where was chief speechwriter to President George W. Bush. He is a graduate of Vassar College, where he began his writing career with ISI’s Collegiate Network of independent student publications.

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