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Building Meaningful Dialogue About Difficult Topics

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Dorit Price-Levine

Annual Pincus Lecture hosts mediator to discuss fostering better communication

by Maureen Moroz ’19

Dorit Price-Levine, a national leader in building meaningful dialogue and deliberation across political and communal divides, will present Dickinson’s 2018 Pincus Lecture, “How to Have Those Difficult Conversations,” on Monday, April  23, at 7 p.m. in Althouse Hall, Room 106.

Price-Levine is deputy director of New York-based Resetting the Table, an organization that teaches people how to foster dialogue on a number of current, timely and “difficult” topics. Price-Levine leads skill-building workshops, facilitates communal forums and consults with leaders on how to build a culture of dialogue across differences in communities across the country. An attorney and mediator, Price-Levine has worked in the field of conflict resolution for more than a decade, with extensive experience in the Middle East. She has written about a number of issues, including gun violence prevention. Price-Levine is also part of Krista Tippett’s public radio program On Being.

The lecture is sponsored by the Marjorie M. and Irwin Nat Pincus Fund in honor of their daughters. It is co-sponsored by the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life; the Center for Service, Spirituality & Social Justice; the Women’s & Gender Resource Center; the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity; the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Inclusivity; the Office of LGBTQ Services; the Division of Student Life; and the Department of Judaic Studies.

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Published March 12, 2018