Institute For Civic Engagement

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Description

The Institute for Civic Engagement is a consortium of scholars, engaged citizens, artists, scientists, writers and students, dedicated to the ideals of participatory community involvement and the essential importance of an informed, critical, and active citizenry. Both local and global in constitution and intent, the Institute addresses questions of pertinent social interest to: to stimulate dialogue, to present balanced scholarship, to encourage critical analysis in students and citizenry, and to foster active participation in the complex and ongoing process of growth and reform. http://www.burlington.edu/node/276

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-12-13
Format: 2017-12-13
Burlington International Women's Day Celebration 2016 - 03/12/2016
A citywide celebration to honor and insure the rights of all women and girls to lead secure, creative, healthy, and free lives. Recorded by community volunteer Paul Bakeman and sponsored by Burlington College 'Institute for Civic Engagement.'
Burlington International Women's Day Celebration - 03/06/2015
A citywide celebration to honor and insure the rights of all women and girls to lead secure, creative, healthy and free lives. Celebration honorees for 2015 are Cheryl Hanna, Susan Fowler, Rebecca Haslam, Planned Parenthood of NNE, VNA Family Room,...
Tasers, Nukes and Current Controversies in Law Enforcement - 04/10/2013
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series.  Attorney General Bill Sorrell discusses current cases facing the State of Vermont including Vermont Yankee, police conduct regarding the use of tasers and...
Sal Landau - Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up - 10/23/2012
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series.  Saul Landau is journalist, filmmaker, and Professor Emeritus at California State University, Pomona. Author of 14 books and director of over 50 films, Landau...
John Collins - Global Palestine - 10/11/2012
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. As an author and professor John Collins' work focuses on themes of globalization, nationalism, colonialism, violence, memory, political activism, and media...
Arab Spring - Kathy Kelly, Journalist with Eyewitness Reports - 09/07/2011
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. Kathy Kelly, Journalist with Eyewitness Reports, kicks off the Institute's 2011-2011 Series on 'The Arab Spring'.
Victim Rights - 04/20/2011
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. Panelists discuss the issue of Victim Rights laws and legislation in Vermont. 
Panel on Egypt - 02/16/2011
The recent and ongoing events in Egypt are the focus of this discussion with panelists, Gregory Gause (UVM), Febe Armanios (Middlebury College), and Bojac Ergene (UVM). Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker...
Mark Stoler - The Dual System: Militias to Armies - 10/13/2010
Mark Stoler, PhD, UVM Professor Emeritus and military historian speaks on the 'Dual System: Militias to Armies.  Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series.
Corporate Personhood - Part of the Constitution? - 09/17/2010
Panelists Norman Blais, Sandy Baird and Jared Carter, all attorneys, speak on the implications of the recent Supreme Court Ruling on campaign financing.  Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series.
The Case of the F-35s - 09/15/2010
Panelists Kesha Ram and Suzi Wizowaty (State Legislators), Meaghan Emery, South Burlington City Councilor, and Veteran/Activist Roger Bourassa speak on the issue which has drawn attention on issues of public safety and rights, as well as defense...
Jeff Conant; Poetics of Resistance, The Zapatista Insurgency - 09/09/2010
Jeff Conant is a writer, educator, and social justice activist with a focus on international development and ecology. His book, A Poetics of Resistance: the Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency (AK Press, 2010)...
Tasers, Nukes and Current Controversies in Law Enforcement - 04/10/2010
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series.  Attorney General Bill Sorrell will discuss current cases facing the State of Vermont including Vermont Yankee, police conduct regarding the use of tasers and...
The Importance of Burlington Telecom - 12/02/2009
The Institute for Civic Engagement at Burlington College hosts John Franco, co-chair of the Burlington Progressive Party, discussing the importance of Burlington Telecom and other municipally owned infrastructure.
Policing the City - 11/04/2009
Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan and Burlington Police Chief Mike Schirling lead this discussion. Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement Series.