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The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America

The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts Sarah E. Igo, associate professor at Vanderbilt University.

Wednesday, February 27 at 6:30 pm
175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St.


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)

This event is free and open to the public.

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



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