What exactly is a demagogue? What is populism? Two grassroots groups, Action Together-Rochester and Indivisible Rochester, are presenting a panel discussion on the topics of demagoguery and populism. They’ll explore the history of demagogues and the ways to recognize aspects of demagoguery.
· Michael Brown, assistant professor in the Department of History at RIT
· James Bowman, associate professor of English at St. John Fisher College
· Tom Proietti, resident scholar in media at St. John Fisher College
· Amanda Flannery, leader with Action Together Rochester
· Hermann Vogelstein, event organizer