W banners hang from the columns of Bascom Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during winter on Dec. 9, 2016. In the foreground, at left, is the Abraham Lincoln statue. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Civic Literacy and Citizenship Symposium (June 12-14, 2023)

The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy (CSLD) is hosting a two-day symposium at the Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells on June 12-14, 2023. This symposium, titled “Civic Literacy and Citizenship,” seeks to enhance high school teaching in texts and ideas that contribute to a deeper understanding of America’s history, citizenship, and founding principles, and the wider traditions that influenced their development. We will feature scholars from throughout the UW System and around the nation.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at UW–Madison and the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History.

Once you fill out the form below, you will receive notice that your application has been received. We will confirm your placement within two business days. Registered attendees are responsible for transport to and from the event. Through sponsor support we are able to cover the meals and hotel room for the duration of the event along with a $400 honorarium.

*By invite only.
*Limited to two teachers from any one school.

Registration is now closed. Please check in next year for future opportunities.

For more information, contact (csld@wisc.edu).