U.S. Intellectual History Blog

Event: Democracy and Education

The Center for American Studies at Columbia University presents:

Democracy and Education

December 2nd, 2016. 9am-6:30pm
Columbia University Faculty House
West 116th street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive, New York, NY

What Does Democratic Education Mean Today?

On the centennial of John Dewey’s classic Democracy and Education (1916), Columbia’s Center for American Studies is holding a conference to consider Dewey’s legacy for twenty-first century civic education and the public responsibilities of colleges and universities.

Speakers include:

Danielle Allen
Casey N. Blake
Nancy Cantor
Andrew Delbanco
Ira Harkavy
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Daniel R. Porterfield
John Saltmarsh
David Scobey
Judith Shapiro

For a complete schedule of sessions and lectures, visit here.