2019 HUMANITIES SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – MARCH 22, 2019

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED

@ Drury University (900 N. Benton Ave), Panhellenic Building @ Summit Ave, Springfield, MO 65802CAMPUS MAP, CLICK HERE


8:15AM – 9:00AM – COFFEE & WELCOME

Hoblit Suite, The Freeman Panhellenic Building, Drury University

9:00AM – 10:15AM – PANEL ONE: HISTORY, RHETORIC, AND MAKING THE CASE FOR RIGHTS

Hoblit Suite, The Freeman Panhellenic Building, Drury University

Jeffrey H. Bloodworth, Associate Professor and Department Chair, History Director, School of Public Service & Global Affairs

Gannon University

“The Politician, the Activist, & the Writer: Right(s) for Our Time”

Autumn Finley, Assistant Professor, English

Southwest Baptist University

“Remember the Ladies: Revolution and Transatlantic Dialogue on Women’s Rights”

Jeremy Neely, Assistant Professor, History

Missouri State University

“The War Shall Settle the Result: The Evolution of Robert Van Horn and Democracy in Missouri”

10:30AM – 11:45AM – PANEL TWO: POSSIBILITIES FOR DEMOCRATIC COLLECTIVES? PUBLIC SONG AND PUBLIC SPACES

Hoblit Suite, The Freeman Panhellenic Building, Drury University

Tony Chackal, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Missouri State University

“Which City? Whose Streets? A Place-Based Approach to Street Art”

William Sewell, Associate Professor, English Education

Dakota State University

“A Soundtrack for Democracy: Music as Political Discourse”

Liz Sobel, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Missouri State University

“Public Places, Racial Segregation, and Democracy: Lesson’s from Springfield’s Hazelwood Cemetery”

12:00PM – 1:00PM – LUNCH & SHARED READING DISCUSSION

The Ballroom in Findlay Student Center, Drury University

For a copy of the reading, please email katie@mohumanities.org

1:15PM – 2:30PM – PANEL THREE: THE HUMANITIES AND CITIZENSHIP: PREPARING FOR FUTURES

Hoblit Suite, The Freeman Panhellenic Building, Drury University

Michelle Klein Morgan, Assistant Professor, History

Missouri State University

“Schooling for Statehood: Democracy and Public Education in Hawaii”

Lisa M. Lillie, Assistant Professor, History and Director, Department of History

Maryville University

“Connecting the Classroom to the Community: Democracy, Feminism, and the Student as Curator”

Chris Panza, Professor, Philosophy, Director of Asian Studies

Drury University

“Confucianism, Democracy, and the Task of the Humanities”

2:45PM – 4:15PM

PROFESSIONAL PANEL FOR STUDENTS: CAREERS IN THE HUMANITIES

SARAH BUHR

Curator of Art  |  Springfield Art Museum

KATHRYN (KATE) FLORES

Associate, Networking & Opportunities | Teach for America

Candidate, Master of Nonprofit & Civic Leadership | Drury University

LARNELLE FOSTER

Talent Manager & Freelance Columnist | MFA in Acting

JAMI LEWIS

Archivist  |  The State Historical Society of Missouri

EMMA BENTLEY RUZICKA

Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations |  Drury University

KAITLYN SCHWERS

News Reporter  |  The Kansas City Star

LACON MARIE SMITH

Associate  |  The Law Office of Adam Woody

KONRAD STUMP

Local History Associate  |  Springfield-Greene County Library

4:15PM – 5:15PM

RECEPTION

5:30PM – PUBLIC LECTURE (FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

Lay Hall Auditorium, Lay Hall, Drury University

DR. JOHN INAZU, SALLY D. DANFORTH DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF LAW & RELIGION AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

Dr. Inazu teaches criminal law, religion and law, and various First Amendment courses.  He writes and speaks frequently to general audiences on topics of pluralism, assembly, free speech, religious freedom, and other issues.  Dr. Inazu is the author of Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly (Yale, 2012) and Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving Through Deep Difference (Chicago, 2016).