Harvard Art Museums || 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, (Tickets are Required)
Join us for a screening and conversation with filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick as they preview their most recent film, The Vietnam War, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series airing in September 2017 on PBS stations nationwide. The screening will be followed by a discussion and audience Q&A with Burns, Novick, and Thomas Vallely, the senior advisor for Mainland Southeast Asia and the former director of the Vietnam Program at the Ash Center. Read more about Documentary Screening: The Vietnam War
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge
About the Speaker
Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics and affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies and Data Science at New York University, the Director of the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, a co-Director of the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) laboratory, and a co-author of the award winning Monkey Cage blog at The Washington Post. He serves on the Editorial Board of multiple academic journals as well the Advisory Board of the American National Election Study and was a founding co-editor of the Journal of Experimental Political Science. Professor Tucker specializes in the study of mass political behavior, including elections and voting, the development of partisan attachment, public opinion formation, mass protest, and the relationship between social media and political participation. He is the author of Regional Economic Voting: Russia, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, 1990-99 (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and the co-author of the forthcoming Communism’s Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes (Princeton University Press, 2017).