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ACTA'S 12th Annual ATHENA Roundtable Event

Other9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m ATHENA Roundtable Conference: Higher Education, Academic Freedom, and Civic ResponsibilityU.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing Room428 Senate Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 Join civic and education leaders to discuss threats to intellectual diversity and free speech on campus, fueled by widespread civic and historical illiteracy. Speakers include Jonathan Haidt, professor of ethics, NYU-Stern School of Business; KC Johnson, professor of history, Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center; Wilfred McClay, professor of history, University of Oklahoma; Eva Brann, tutor and former dean, St. John's College; and Ruth Wisse, professor of Yiddish and comparative literature, Harvard University. A continential breakfast will be provided. 6:30 p.m. Merrill Award Gala6:30 p.m. - Exhibit, Great Hall | 7:00 p.m. - Cocktails and Dinner, Reading RoomFolger Shakespeare Library201 E Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 The evening will begin with the opportunity to view a special exhibit: Will & Jane - Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity-- followed by a cocktail reception. The evening will culminate with a gala dinner and the presentation of the 2016 Phillip Merrill Award to Professor Niall Ferguson and author and human rights advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who together have been eloquent and effective proponents of Western Civilization and academic freedom. SPONSORSHIPS AND TICKETS For our gala dinner, ACTA is offering sponsoring tickets as well as table sponsorships at several levels. To learn more about the sponsorship opportunities listed below, please contact Jacquie Merrill at jmerrill@goacta.org or 202-467-6787. Gala Sponsorship Levels Trustee : $25,000Two tables of eight with premium seating and special recognition at the gala. Alumni: $15,000A table of eight with priority seating and special recognition at the gala. Chancellor: $10,000A table of eight and special recognition at the gala. Dea
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October 28, 2016
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October 28, 2016
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States Washington, District of Columbia United States
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