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

Ikeda Institute Presents Its First Newsletter!

DePaul University’s Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education published its very Newsletter! Download the Newsletter here. Message from the Director Happy 2016! The DePaul University Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education opened on January 15, 2015, with a lecture by renowned John Dewey scholars, Jim Garrison and Larry Hickman, who in 2014 published … More Ikeda Institute Presents Its First Newsletter!

Institute Faculty and Students Present Research on Daisaku Ikeda

Faculty and students affiliated with the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education presented their research at international and national conferences, including in two symposium sessions at the 2015 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago. Faculty and students also presented papers at the 2015 annual conference of the American Educational Studies … More Institute Faculty and Students Present Research on Daisaku Ikeda

International Delegation Visits Institute

On September 22, 2015, a Japanese delegation from Soka Gakkai International (SGI) visited the DePaul University Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education. SGI is a global association dedicated to peace, culture and education. As an NGO in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, it cooperates with the UN in a … More International Delegation Visits Institute

Ikeda Center Education Fellows Award

Doctoral students Melissa Bradford and Kendrick Johnson learned last spring that they had both been selected for the two coveted Ikeda Education Fellowships from the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Education Fellows Program was established by the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue in 2007. The program aims … More Ikeda Center Education Fellows Award

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

Living as Learning and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education Win AESA 2015 Critics Choice Book Award

Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century (2014, Dialogue Path Press) and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education (2015, Routledge) received the 2015 Critics Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association at its annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, November 11 – 15, 2015. Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century … More Living as Learning and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education Win AESA 2015 Critics Choice Book Award

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