2019 HUMANITIES SYMPOSIUM

HUMANITIES & THE FUTURE: DEMOCRACY

MARCH 22ND 2019  |  DRURY UNIVERSITY, SPRINGFIELD, MO

TEACHER’S WORKSHOP ON MARCH 23RD


The Missouri Humanities Council’s second annual symposium will focus on democracy.  Come explore how the humanities help us to understand democracy both locally and globally.  Events will include:  panel discussions on rights, conflict, negotiation, as well as a networking lunch, a book discussion, a keynote address, and a workshop for public school teachers.

The event will take place at Drury University, and is co-hosted by Drury’s Humanities and Ethics Center.  To learn more about ways you can participate, including presenting, please email katie@mohumanities.org.  Details and registration will be available soon.

*Please note, the one-day symposium and the one-day teacher’s workshop have separate registrations, so please fill out both if you plan to attend both days*

SYMPOSIUM AND TEACHER’S WORKSHOP ARE FREE! REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Humanities Symposium Schedule


8:15am – 9:00am:   Coffee and check in

9:00am – 10:15am:   Panel: “Rights”

10:30am – 11:45am:   Panel: “Conflict”

12:00pm-1:00pm:   Lunch (shared reading discussion)

1:15pm – 2:30pm:    Panel: “Negotiation”

2:45pm – 4:15pm:   Professional panel for students: jobs in the humanities

4:15pm – 5:15pm:   Reception

5:30pm:   Keynote