Framing the Debate: A Conversation About Election Discourse with George Lakoff

Monday, October 17, 2016, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Why does Trump's "word salad" fail with liberals and work with conservatives? Is Clinton effectively communicating to liberals? Join George Lakoff, renowned author and linguist, in conversation with linguistics Assistant Professor Jenny Lederer for analysis of Trumpisms and Clinton-speak. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
Linguistics Program
English Language and Literature Department
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Lakoff is professor of the Graduate School and Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1972. His books include Moral Politics: How Liberal and Conservatives Think and The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic.


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