Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) Speaker Series | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

February 15, 2023 - April 26, 2023
6:00pm - 7:30pm (Feb 15
Mar 1
Mar 29
Apr 12
Apr 26)

University of Illinois Springfield Campus
One University Plaza, Springfield



The ECCE Speaker Series presents events that promote and adhere to the value of engaged citizenship, cultural awareness and respect for diversity. In particular, the Speaker Series features speakers and activities that exemplify engagement in civic life, enrich our understanding of and promote respect for the diversity of our communities, whether local or global, and inspire everyone to take on their social responsibility.

All listed events are free and open to the public.

Schedule of Speakers & Topics

Feb 15 - Viewing Student Success on Campus Through a Historian's Lens | Dr. Jessica Harris (Brookens Auditorium)

Mar 1 - Free Speech for Engaged Citizenship: On Campus & Beyond | Alex Morey (Brookens Auditorium)

Mar 29 - Festival de Mujeres 1979: Window to Latina Actvis, in 1970s Chicago - A Pilsen Latina Histories Chicago Monuments Project Panel | Sarita Hernández, Hinda Seif, & Diana Solís (Brookens Auditorium)

Apr 12 - Ethical Artificial Intelligence: An Industry Perspective | Doug Hamilton  (Student Union Ballroom)

Apr 26 - The Future of Energy: Climate Change, National Security, and How to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels | Speaker TBA (Brookens Auditorium)