2019 HUMANITIES SYMPOSIUM

HUMANITIES & THE FUTURE: DEMOCRACY

MARCH 22ND, 2019  |  DRURY UNIVERSITY, SPRINGFIELD, MO

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

TEACHER WORKSHOP ON MARCH 23RD

NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR DR. INAZU’S PUBLIC LECTURE ON MARCH 22ND. REGISTRATION IS FOR DAYTIME EVENTS ONLY. REGISTRANTS FOR DAYTIME EVENTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND ALL OR SPECIFIC EVENTS AS THEIR SCHEDULES ALLOW.


The Missouri Humanities’ second annual symposium will focus on democracy.  Come explore how the humanities help us to understand democracy both locally and globally.  Events will include three panels on the intersections between the humanities and democracy,  as well as a networking lunch, a reading discussion, a public lecture in the evening, and a Saturday workshop for teachers.

The event will take place at Drury University, and is co-hosted by Drury’s Humanities and Ethics Center.

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

SYMPOSIUM AND TEACHER WORKSHOP ARE FREE! REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

For any questions regarding the 2019 Humanities Symposium or the Teacher Workshop, email Dr. Katie Gilbert at katie@mohumanities.org.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER @ 5:30PM ON MARCH 22ND

“Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving Through Deep Difference”

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! REGISTRATION IS FOR DAYTIME EVENTS ONLY.

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).

For more information visit Dr. Inazu’s website: https://www.jinazu.com/.

MARCH 22ND ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR DR. INAZU’S PUBLIC LECTURE. 

MARCH 23RD TEACHER WORKSHOP REGISTRATION (FREE)

Click the icon to complete registration information to attend our Humanities Symposium – Teacher Workshop on Saturday, March 23rd.  Please note any dietary restrictions in the comments section.