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Conference Program

The John Dewey Society will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with the American Educational Research Association meeting in New York City on April 13 and 14, 2018.  The conference will take place at Crowne Plaze (ACT I-II Room) located at Times Square.

Please see the map and overview of conference events below.

Location: Crowne Plaze - Times Square, ACT I-II Room

Day 1, Friday, April 13th

8:00-11:30am | Democracy in Education Initiative Pre-Conference Workshop

Harry Boyte (Sabo Center for Democracy & Citizenship at Augsburg University), Joan Weeks (Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania), Kei Kawashima (Ginsberg Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement, Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University), David Hoffman (Breaking Ground Initiative, University of Maryland)

12:00-1:45pm | JDS Symposium | Nationalism: War and Peace

Leonard Waks (Temple University), Jacoby Carter (John Jay College), Sasha Polakow Suransky (New York Times), Meira Levinson (Harvard University)

2:00-3:45pm | School and Society Forum |Philosophy & Life in Schools

Maxine Greene Institute & Maxine Greene High School for the Imaginative Arts

4:00-5:30pm | John Dewey Lecture

Scott Shapiro (Yale Law School) - The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

Day 2, Saturday, April 14th

10:00-11:45pm | Dewey & Philosophy Panel I | Nationalism: War and Peace

Charles Howlett and Audrey Cohen (Molloy College), Kalyan Das (Presidency University), Don Murray (Miami University), Stefano Oliverio (University of Naples Frederico II)

1:00-2:45pm | Dewey & Philosophy Panel II | Nationalism & Democracy at Home & Abroad

Bryan Del Dotto (Loyola University, Chicago), Nicholas Tampio (Fordham University), Hyunju Lee (University of Iowa)

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