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Is There an American Nation? A Round Table Discussion

Is There an American Nation? A Round Table Discussion

An image of the American flag.Tuesday, January 22, 2013

What is a “nation” and why is it so important to our politics and sense of collective identity as Americans? We held an open dialogue with a group of IPFW professors from a variety of disciplines who discussed, explored, and debated the difficulties of defining this crucial concept.


Moderator

Steven Buttes

Panelists
David Schuster (history)
Steve Carr (communication)
Sinikka Grant (English)
Jamie Toole (political science)