three upcoming talks

Here are three speeches or lectures I’ll be giving soon:

“The Moral Core of Citizenship: Deliberation plus Collaboration and Civic Relationships.”
April 26, 2013, 12:00-5:00, Miner 224, Tufts University (Medford, MA)
Part of day-long symposium on “Philosophy and Civic Engagement” sponsored by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service and the Tufts Philosophy Department. The other two speakers are Anthony Laden (University of Illinois at Chicago), whose subject is “Taking the Engagement in Civic Engagement Seriously,” and Meira Levinson (Harvard University), who will discuss “Redefining Civic Action.” More information here.

“How Can Engagement Drive Economic Growth?”
Social Capital Inc.’s Social Capital Forum: “How Can Engagement Drive Economic Growth?” (with a special guest appearance by Somerville, MA Mayor Joe Curtatone)
Boston, MA, Friday, May 3, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)
Register here.

Plenary Session: “A Defense of Higher Education and its Civic Mission”
American Democracy Project National Meeting
Denver, CO, Friday, June 7, 2013, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Although I won’t literally read from the manuscript, these are three chips off the big block of my forthcoming book, We are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America, Oxford University Press (fall 2013).

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Associate Dean for Research and the Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. Concerned about civic education, civic engagement, and democratic reform in the United States and elsewhere.