Videos from the NAS Conference on Global Citizenship and Bowdoin College

National Association of Scholars

Click on the images below to watch the videos from our conference in Brunswick, Maine, “Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education.” Co-sponsored by the Maine Heritage Policy Center, the conference followed our 2013 report What Does Bowdoin Teach?.  

View pictures of the conference >


Peter Wood, "Dreams of Conquest"


KC Johnson, “U.S. History and the Obligations of Citizenship”



John Fonte, "As a Global Citizen to Whom Do I Pledge Allegiance?"



Herbert London, "How to Save Western Civilization"



Michael Poliakoff, "Liberal Arts 'Lite'"



Susan Shell, "World Citizenship and Higher Education: The (Misunderstood) Case of Immanuel Kant"
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