Overcoming Political Tribalism and Recovering Our American Democracy

A public conversation between Amy Chua and John Danforth

Danforth talks with Chua about her book Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations.



Graham Chapel Washington University in St. Louis

One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130


Please join us for this special event to start our programming year. Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School and New York Times-Bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. John C. Danforth is a former U.S. Senator from Missouri, attorney, Episcopal priest, and author of Faith and Politics and The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics. Professor Chua and Senator Danforth will have an on-stage discussion about her recent book, Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations


We are glad to cosponsor this special event with the Washington University School of Law.

This event is free and open to all.

Your RSVP to rap@wustl.edu or (314) 935-9345 is appreciated and
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  • Amy Chua

  • John C. Danforth

  • Andrew Martin

  • Nancy Staudt