Past Productions & Events


Lessons and Legacies of the Civil War for American Democracy - a talk with Dr. Jeremy Suri

Lessons and Legacies of the Civil War for American Democracy

04/11/2024 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Lessons and Legacies of the Civil War for American Democracy with Dr. Jeremi Suri Lyric Cinema 7 – 9 pm Dr. Jeremi Suri, author of Civil War By Other Means, will explore the enduring political divisions, racial strife, and insurgent violence that followed from events after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Exploring this history helps us to […]

Graphic representation of the documentary Join or Die

Screening of Join or Die

04/11/2024 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – The Lyric Cinema 5 – 7 pm Dr. Robert Putnam coined the phrase “social capital.” This documentary covers the ways in which our country is declining in our social capital because we join organizations less than we used to. Based on Putnam’s book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Reception after film. 6:45 […]

Democracy at CSU Panels

04/11/2024 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm – Join us for learning and conversation about a variety of topics related to democracy. Panelists are CSU faculty and staff. Pick one panel each hour. LSC 372-390 11 am – 3:30 pm Choose from one of three panels during each time slot. 11 am – 12:15 pm Engaging Rural Voices in Democracy (LSC 372-374) Democracy […]

The Five States of Colorado film from the Colorado Humanities

Viewing of The Five States of Colorado

04/10/2024 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – In 1861, the U.S. Congress carved Colorado’s boundaries representing no river, mountain range, tribe, or language group to enclose five distinct areas that are now Southern Colorado; Western Colorado; the Eastern Plains; the Front Range along the eastern face of the mountains; and Metropolitan Denver. Each of these regions vastly differs in terms of populations, […]

Indigenous Governance Traditions: Native Nationhood, Sovereignty, and Democracy 

04/09/2024 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – LSC Longs Peak Room 11 am – 1 pm Join us for a discussion of democracy with respect to Indigenous governance practices and barriers to political participation encountered by Native Americans. Featuring Allison Nesswood, Navajo attorney in Boulder, Colo. and member of the Native American Rights Fund, and Jordan Dresser from the Wind River Reservation. […]

The Meaning of Democracy: a moderated panel

04/08/2024 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Panel discussion on the historical and contemporary meaning(s) of democracy. Moderated by CSU professors Martín Carcasson and David McIvor. Panelists: Dr. Nick Davis (University of Alabama) Kermit Roosevelt, J.D. (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School) Dr. Rachel Sigman (University of Denver) LSC Ballroom B  4 – 5:15 pm    *Free and open to the public.  No […]

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