Second Dialogue Session Series

On May 12th, the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education hosted its second Dialogue Session Series, on themes present in the 2017 Ikeda Lecture, “Re-Mixing Borders: Education & the Global Solidarity of Hip-Hop,” by renowned educational theorist Awad Ibrahim. Started in 2016, the Dialogue Session Series gathers faculty and students to discuss important local and … More Second Dialogue Session Series

Dialogue Session Series

On March 11th, 2016, the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies launched its inaugural Dialogue Sessions on the educational philosophies of Daisaku Ikeda and Tsunesaburo Makiguchi. The topic for the initial Dialogue Sessions centered on “global citizenship” in Ikeda’s “Thoughts on Education for Global Citizenship” (1996) and Kwame Anthony Appiah’s “Education for Global Citizenship” (2008). Seventeen … More Dialogue Session Series

2017 Ikeda Lecture “Re-Mixing Borders” by Awad Ibrahim

As a scholar of race, language and education, Ibrahim has established himself as an intellectual with a broad reach. In this talk engaging Daisaku Ikeda’s call for a “global solidarity of youth,” Ibrahim considers Hip-Hop’s power to transcend, collapse, and re-mix international borders and the boundaries of race, language, culture, and human education. Hip-Hop is … More 2017 Ikeda Lecture “Re-Mixing Borders” by Awad Ibrahim

2016 Ikeda Lecture: Kwame Anthony Appiah Speaks on Cosmopolitanism and the Crisis Facing Black America

On Tuesday, March 29th, the DePaul University Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education welcomed Kwame Anthony Appiah to give the 2016 Ikeda Lecture titled, “Education for Global Citizenship and The Crisis Facing Black America.” Appiah is an internationally renowned philosopher, cultural theorist, and the “Ethicist” for The New York Times Magazine. The event, attended … More 2016 Ikeda Lecture: Kwame Anthony Appiah Speaks on Cosmopolitanism and the Crisis Facing Black America

Leading Intellectual Kwame Anthony Appiah to Give 2016 Ikeda Lecture

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 6:00 PM – 7: 30 PM DePaul University Student Center 120 A & B 2250 North Sheffield Avenue RSVP and Info: IkedaInstitute@depaul.edu Kwame Anthony Appiah is one of America’s leading public intellectuals and “The Ethicist” for The New York Times Magazine. He is a philosopher, cultural theorist, and scholar of African … More Leading Intellectual Kwame Anthony Appiah to Give 2016 Ikeda Lecture

Institute for Ikeda Studies Hosts Renowned Dewey Scholars

Internationally renowned John Dewey scholars Larry Hickman and Jim Garrison gave the inaugural lecture at the opening of DePaul University’s Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education. Over 200 students, faculty, and community members filled Cortelyou Commons on January 14, 2015, to hear Drs. Hickman and Garrison discuss their recently published dialogue with Dr. Ikeda, … More Institute for Ikeda Studies Hosts Renowned Dewey Scholars

Doctoral Research Dialogue Series

The Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education introduced the Doctoral Research Dialogue Series, which brings DePaul graduate students engaged in Makiguchi and Ikeda studies into dialogue with doctoral students from other universities who are engaged in similar scholarship. The Series began on October 15, 2015 with a lecture by Julie Nagashima, a doctoral candidate … More Doctoral Research Dialogue Series