College of Education Press Releases
SAPES 50th Conference


Graduate Recognition Ceremony
College of Education Press Releases


October 13, 2005


For Release                                                                                      




 Curriculum and Instruction Department Hosts 50th Annual


South  Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society Conference




Greenville, NC - The 50th annual conference of the South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (SAPES) will be held on October 14th and 15th in room 129 of the Speight Building (College of Education).  SAPES will feature 15 papers on the theme of “Politics and the Future of Academic Freedom.” Scholars from across academic disciplines will address this theme, particularly as it pertains to any number of recent threats to the future of academic freedom, their sources and ramifications.  Papers may also address the responsibilities that accompany academic freedom in a democratic society.  All papers submitted will be jury selected for inclusion in the conference proceedings and a special issue of a new online journal: Public Resistance (  Registration for the SAPES conference begins at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 14th. The registration fee is $30. Paper presentations will begin at 12:45 p.m. with Dr. Henry Ferrell delivering the keynote address. Presentations on Saturday begin at 9:00 am.








For more information on the SAPES conference, contact Susan O'Beirne in the College of Education at 252-328-5558.