COMPAS Conference: What Is the American Dream?

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January 24, 2020
2:10PM - 5:30PM
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US Bank Conference Theater, Ohio Union

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Add to Calendar 2020-01-24 14:10:00 2020-01-24 17:30:00 COMPAS Conference: What Is the American Dream? Is the American dream still alive? Who is and is not included in its promise? What does it require of us today? What is the relationship between its various parts; between freedom, democracy, opportunity, and prosperity? This event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State Honors & Scholars, and Minorities And Philosophy (MAP). Schedule of Events 2:10-2:15 pm – Welcome & opening remarks Piers Turner (Director, Center for Ethics & Human Values) 2:15-3:45 pm – Panel Discussion: What Is the American Dream? US Bank Conference Theater, Ohio Union Center for Ethics and Human Values cehv@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Is the American dream still alive? Who is and is not included in its promise? What does it require of us today? What is the relationship between its various parts; between freedom, democracy, opportunity, and prosperity?

This event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State Honors & Scholars, and Minorities And Philosophy (MAP).

Schedule of Events

2:10-2:15 pm – Welcome & opening remarks

2:15-3:45 pm – Panel Discussion: What Is the American Dream?

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JD Vance
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Darrick Hamilton
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Gretchen Ritter
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  • JD Vance (Founder of Our Ohio Renewal and author of Hillbilly Elegy)
  • Darrick Hamilton (Executive Director, Kirwan Institute, Ohio State University)
  • Moderator: Gretchen Ritter (Executive Dean of Arts & Sciences, Ohio State University)

3:45-4:00pm – Break

4:00-5:30 pm – Keynote lecture: "Reviving the American Dream"

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David Leonhardt
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"What is the American Dream?" Session One

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