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The Foley Institute Civility conference



A conference hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute at Washington State University, Humanities Washington, the Idaho Humanities Council, and funded through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. March 3-4, 2011

Session 1 – History

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

Session 2 – Religion

Amanda Porterfield, Florida State University
Wade Clark Roof, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kathryn Lofton, Yale University
Paul Boyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panel Facilitator: Matthew Sutton, Washington State University

Session 3 – Art & Architecture

Alan J. Plattus, Yale University
Witold Rybczynski, University of Pennsylvania
Edward Feiner, Former U.S. Chief Architect
Joan Ockman, University of Pennsylvania

Session 4 – Philosophy & Ethics

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

Session 5 – Communication & Media

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