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Enlightenment on Campus in the 21st Century

November 9, 2023 by ACTA

DARE TO BE WISE: Enlightenment and the American College Campus This panel will investigate the role that universities should play in maintaining and extending the Enlightenment. Panelists will consider the challenges to Enlightenment values brought on by new forms of censorship and illiberal campus politics. Proactive ideas to refocus universities on their educational missions will be considered.

Moderator: Douglas Sprei, Vice President of Multimedia & Campus Partnerships, ACTA.

Panelists: Ilana Redstone, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Faculty Director of the Mill Institute at the University of Austin; Pamela Paresky, Senior Research Fellow, Network Contagion Research Institute; and Molly Brigid McGrath, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University.


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