The annual conference of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, on Civic Education in Polarized Times, will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar on October 29-30, 2021. There is no registration fee.
Link to Friday Keynote Address, 5:30-7:00: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95334551787
Link to Saturday Conference, 12:00-5:30: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95038643864
Link to Saturday Reception, 5:35-6:30: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92389907585?pwd=Mlc5S3RSK0M1dFkyU3dvYXhxK0lkdz09 (the passcode should be embedded, but just in case, it’s 140223) (If you update to a recent version of Zoom, you can assign yourself to a breakout room of your choice and move from room to room.)
If you have difficulty joining the webinar, you may reach out to Alex Ostrowski Schilling at firstname.lastname@example.org. Initially, she will be setting up the event and may not be able to help you immediately. But once the program has begun, she will be able to help you connect. If you are unable to reach out via email, or have an urgent request, you may call Alex at 978-995-7635.
Consent to Recording: The conference will be recorded. By joining the conference, you consent to being recorded while speaking.
Below is the schedule with links to the principal papers and some of the commentaries.
Friday, October 29
Keynote Address: 5:30-7:00 EDT
Here again is the link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95334551787
Dennis Thompson (Harvard University) and Sigal Ben-Porath (University of Pennsylvania), presenting a paper co-authored with Amy Gutmann (University of Pennsylvania)
Saturday, October 30
Here again is the link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95038643864
Panel I: 12:00-1:30 EDT
Panel II: 2:00-3:30 EDT
Panel III: 4:00-5:30 EDT
- Principal paper: Justin Driver (Yale University, Law), Civic Education, Students' Rights, and the Supreme Court
- Commentator: Jennifer Morton (University of Pennsylvania, Philosophy), Comments on Justin Driver's Civic Education, Students' Rights, and the Supreme Court
- Commentator: Lisa Barcia Bedolla (University of California-Berkeley, Political Science), Comments on Justin Driver's Civic Education, Students' Rights, and the Supreme Court
Virtual Reception/Cocktail Hour: 5:35-6:30 EDT
Here again is the link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92389907585?pwd=Mlc5S3RSK0M1dFkyU3dvYXhxK0lkdz09 (the passcode should be embedded, but just in case, it’s 140223) (If you update to a recent version of Zoom, you can assign yourself to a breakout room of your choice and move from room to room.)
Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics is pleased to host this Zoom conference. It is joined by the following co-sponsors: Princeton's University Center for Human Values and Department of Politics; Boston University School of Law; University of California-Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation and the Politics and Legal Studies Programs; and University of Pennsylvania's Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy.
Become a Member of the ASPLP
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Stephen Macedo, President
James Fleming, Secretary-Treasurer
Eric Beerbohm & Elizabeth Beaumont, Editors