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Raising a (Red) Flag: Why We Need a Critical Patriotism

Wed, Apr 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

25th Annual Academic Festival Keynote, “Raising a (Red) Flag: Why We Need a Critical Patriotism”

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

RoomGenRe Forum

The keynote speaker is Dr. Salvador Pappalardo, Professor at Towson University and author Associate Professor of English and Director, Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Towson University.

In his lecture, “Raising a (Red) Flag: Why We Need a Critical Patriotism,” Dr. Pappalardo will discuss “the broken promises of nationhood and the ethical parameters of a critical and constructive patriotism, a sense of inclusive belonging that takes historical responsibility for the nation’s past.”

Dr. Pappalardo will make himself available for Q&A and an interactive workshop following the lecture.

For an introduction on the theme, please also see:



Wed, Apr 5
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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