Democracy and Education Conference

December 02, 2016
On the centennial of John Dewey's classic Democracy and Education (1916), Columbia's Center for American Studies is sponsoring a day-long conference that will consider Dewey's legacy for twenty-first century civic education. Lectures and sessions will examine contemporary debates  about educational policy, civic engagement programs, education and equality, access to higher education, and the public responsibilities of colleges and universities, among other topics.

Columbia Univeristy Faculty House
W. 116th St. between Amsterdam Ave. and Morningside Dr.

Registration is requested; register here.

The Center for American Studies gratefully acknowledges the support of the Jack Miller Center  for this conference.

Directions to Faculty House

To enter Faculty House, walk through the gates on the north side of West 116th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive. Cross Wien courtyard and follow the path around to the right. Faculty House is the last building on the right. Download complete directions by car, subway, or bus.