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The former director of The Center for Dewey Studies, Larry A. Hickman, has frequently presented at various philosophical conferences and forums as a form of outreach for the Dewey Center.  Below are a few of the more recent presentations.

“Democratic Experience and the Architectural Arts.” Second European Pragmatism Conference, Paris, September 11, 2015.

“Propositions, Signs, Tools, and John Dewey’s “New Book.” International Symposium on Dewey and Pragmatism Studies, Fudan University, August 8, 2015.

“Two Philosophies of Education in Dialogue: Daisaku Ikeda and John Dewey.” American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 18, 2015.

“What We Can Teach When We Teach (about) Religion.” The Annual John Dewey Lecture, Annual Meeting of the John Dewey Society, Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 2015.

“Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century.” Columbia University Teachers College, New York, New York, November 15, 2014.

“Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century.” SGI Community Center, New York, New York, November 14, 2014.

“Propositions, Signs, Tools, and John Dewey’s ‘New Book.’” Fourth Swedish Pragmatism Colloquium on Education, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, October 31, 2014.

“Teaching Democracy with Scientific Methods.” International Network of Philosophers of Education, Cosenza, Italy, August 23, 2014.

“Getting Acquainted with Pragmatism: A Series of Nine Lectures.” Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, May 4 -15, 2014.

“Teaching About Religion in a Globalizing Culture.”  Rockford University, Rockford, Illinois, April 10, 2014.

“Past President’s Panel: Revisiting Experience and Education.” John Dewey Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3, 2014.

"John Dewey and Educational Experiments in China.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Denver, Colorado, March 7, 2014

“John Dewey and Our Time.” China Institute, New York, New York, November 14, 2013.

“John Dewey’s Legacy for our Century.” XVII Congresso da Sociedade Interamericana de Filosofia, Salvador, Brazil, October 9, 2013.

“John Dewey’s Post-Postmodern Logic.” XXIII World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophy as Inquiry and Way of Life, Athens, Greece, August 5, 2013.

“Rorty and Dewey on the Future of Philosophy.”  Conference on American and European Values, Opole, Poland, July 31, 2013.

“In Praise of Quotidian Aesthetics.” 19th International Congress of Aesthetics, Karakow, Poland, July 24, 2013.

“Robert Brandom’s Three Strikes.” Conference on Philosophical Revolutions: Pragmatism, Phenomenology and Analytic Philosophy 1895-1935,  University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, June 21, 2013.

“Can We Have Humanist Technosciences?” Institute for Science and Human Values, New York, New York, April 13, 2013.

“Exploring a New Humanism.” Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue, Cambridge, Massachussetts., April 6, 2013.

“Unpacking ‘Unmodern Philosophy and Modern Philosophy.’” American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, San Francisco, California, March 27, 2013..

“Saskia Sassen on Method and Interpretation.” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Robert Stockton College of New Jersey, Galloway, New Jersey, March 8, 2013.