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The Known Citizen: Exploring Privacy in Modern America

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

William W. Knight Law Center, 175
1515 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Featuring Sarah E. Igo, history professor, director of the American studies program, and faculty director of the E. Bronson Ingram College at Vanderbilt University.

Igo's work focuses on modern American cultural and intellectual history, the history of the human sciences, the sociology of knowledge, and the history of the public sphere. She is the author of two books, The Averaged American: Surveys, Citizens, and the Making of a Mass Public (Harvard University Press, 2007),  and The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2018). 

Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and cosponsored by the UO History Department and the UO New Media and Culture Certificate program.