Democracy and Education in the 21st Century

Democracy and Education Conference at Columbia University

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 democratic education in the twenty-first century. 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.

December 2nd, 2016
Columbia University Faculty House
W. 116th St. between Amsterdam Ave. and Morningside Dr.

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Registration is requested; register here.


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.