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Podcast with Senator Claire McCaskill

December 6, 2021

Ahead of the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, Director Patricia Parker talks with Senator Claire McCaskill about her political career, important figures in her life, and more.

McCaskill talks about the importance compromise for Weil Lecture

November 3, 2021

In her remarks, titled “Finding Common Ground: Bipartisanship Within Political Turmoil,” she examined three possible reasons for the lack of compromise in politics. She pointed to the impacts of redistricting on elections, the segmentation of modern media and the normalization of disinformation, and growing cynicism and apathy towards government.

Weil Lecture on American Citizenship

October 25, 2021

Claire McCaskill will deliver the Fall 2021 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on October 25, 2021, in a public livestream from Hill Hall. The lecture will be free and open to the public via Zoom. Registration required; register for the Weil … Continued

2021 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship: Eric Holder

February 19, 2021

The Institute for Arts and Humanities announces that former Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver the 2021 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, available online, on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). Mr. Holder was the first African-American to … Continued

Canceled: 2020 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship

March 23, 2020

Due to precautions regarding the spread of the coronavirus, the 2020 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship has been canceled. We hope to reschedule this event in the future and will announce a new date once determined. The Institute for the … Continued