The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square
William “Bro” Adams,
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chairman
Introduction from U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson
- How the humanities can help illuminate the debate over the balance of security and privacy;
- How the humanities can help enrich public understanding of the meaning of democratic citizenship;
- How the humanities can illuminate the legacies of recent wars and conflicts, and broaden understanding of the perspective veterans;
- How the humanities can assist in addressing the changing demographics in America; and
- How the humanities can help address the various forms of cultural and political polarization in contemporary America.
Friday, August 7, 2015
12:00 - 12:30pm Lunch is served
12:30 - 1:00pm Presentation
1:00 - 1:30pm Question and answer
Bennion Student Union
ISU – Idaho Falls
1784 Science Center Drive, Idaho Falls
RSVP by Noon on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Tickets for the lunch are $15 for City Club Members, $20 for non-members, and $5 for gallery seating. Seating is limited and reservations must be paid in advance online at the forums page or by mailing a check to 450 B Street, Idaho Falls 83402.
For more information contact email@example.com or call (208) 523-3961. In partnership with the Idaho Humanities Council, the City Club of Idaho Falls is an independent, nonpartisan forum for discussion of public affairs. Forums are recorded and rebroadcast on KISU-FM 91.3 (visit KISU.org for times).