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The Foley Institute Civility Conference

 

Conference Agenda

March 3, 2011 | 5:30 – 7:00pm | Isabella Ballroom, The Davenport Hotel, Spokane, WA

Reception & Keynote Speakers

Introductions
Brian Pitcher, Chancellor
Washington State University Spokane

Doug Epperson, Dean
College of Liberal Arts, Washington State University

Keynote Speakers
Sam Reed
Washington Secretary of State

Stephen L. Carter
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Yale Law School

 

March 4, 2011 | 8:30am – 6:00pm | Classroom Building Auditorium (Rm 122), Riverpoint Campus, WSU Spokane

 

Academic Forum: “Exploring the Relationship Between Civility, Democracy, and the Common Good”

Introduction
Doug Epperson, Dean
College of Liberal Arts, Washington State University

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

History Session

Michael Kazin, Georgetown University
Thomas J. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania
Fredrik Logevall, Cornell University
Lisa McGirr, Harvard University
Panel Facilitator: Cornell Clayton, Washington State University

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Religion Session

Amanda Porterfield, Florida State University
Wade Clark Roof, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jane Smith, Harvard Divinity School
Paul Boyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panel Facilitator: Matthew Sutton, Washington State University

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Art & Architecture Session

Alan J. Plattus, Yale University
Witold Rybczynski, University of Pennsylvania
Edward Feiner, Former U.S. Chief Architect
Joan Ockman, University of Pennsylvania
Panel Facilitator: Ayad Rahmani, Washington State University

2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Philosophy & Ethics Session

Thomas Christiano, University of Arizona
Joshua Cohen, Stanford University
Brian Leiter, University of Chicago Law School
Ann Levey, University of Calgary
Panel Facilitator: Joseph Campbell, Washington State University

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Communication & Media Session

Peter Bhatia, The Oregonian
Dietram Scheufele, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Theodore L. Glasser, Stanford University
Russell Dalton, University of California, Irvine
Panel Facilitator: Lawrence Pintak, Washington State University