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I-4C Events are a collection of the primary components of The I-4C Collective: Innovative Inquiry, Civil Dialogue, and The Empty Space. Innovative Inquiry explores human communication through methodologies, epistemologies, and practices of alternative representations of knowledge. Civil Dialogue provides an innovative tool for productive communication about controversial topics by integrating rhetorical criticism and theories of performance. The Empty Space black box theatre fosters theoretical and practical explorations of performance scholarship.

New Event: Civil Dialogue

Does Artificial Intelligence Help Us or Hurt Us?

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Empty Space

Civil Dialogue ® is a unique format that provides facilitated dialogues on “hot topics.” The format was designed in 2004 by John Genette in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University and continues to be developed by Jennifer Linde, Clark Olson, and other scholars. The goal of Civil Dialogue is to foster civil spaces for productive dialogue. Diverse positions and identities are welcome and the goal is to acknowledge and understand differences, not necessarily to achieve agreement or consensus.

Past Events

 Feminicidio in the International Courts: Agency and Responsibility in the Making of Justice