Sponsored by the Jack Miller Center, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, & the American Studies Graduate ProgramUniversity of Dallas April 21—22, 2023 SB Hall
The American Studies Institute Day is a conference for the discussion of the teaching—especially at the K-12 level—of American literature, history, politics, and civics, bringing together academics, scholars, and other leading figures with local classical educators. What makes this conference is unique is that K-12 teachers ("Institute Fellows") serve as discussants for the papers presented.
5 p.m.: Keynote Address
Stephen Wolfe, "How Anglo-Protestant Contradictions Made and Unmade America"
Responses by Dr. Susan Hanssen, History Department, and Dr. John M. Peterson, Director of American Studies & Classical Education
10 a.m. — 12 p.m.: Panel
American Grounding: People and Place in America
Papers by Samuel Postell, Casey Wheatland, Charles Connellan, and Ian Dagg
Discussants: Bradley Deitzen, Jonathan Rogers
1 p.m. — 3 p.m.: Roundtable
Discussion of Christian Nationalism
Possible participants: Stephen Wolfe, Susan Hanssen, John Peterson, Ian Dagg, Casey Wheatland, Charles Connellan, Samuel Postell, Bradley Deitzen, Jonathan Rogers, Audience
A peculiar feature of this conference is that discussants for papers are K-12 teachers chosen from among the American Studies Institute Fellows.
This year's Fellows serving as discussants are:
Friday, April 21
SB Hall, Multipurpose Room
Saturday, April 22
SB Hall, Serafy Room
Institute Day 2022
Questions? Contact Dr. John M. Peterson, Graduate Director of American Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.