New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development will host the 2007 annual conference of the Association for Moral Education from Nov. 15 to 17 at its Washington Square campus. Titled “Civic Education, Moral Education, and Democracy in a Global Society,” the conference will examine morality and moral decision-making in a pluralistic, global society. Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurence S. Rockefeller University professor of philosophy, Princeton University, will deliver the conference’s keynote address on the subject of global citizenship.

The keynote, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place on Fri., Nov. 16 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Introductory remarks will be provided by John Sexton, president, NYU; Mary Brabeck, dean, NYU Steinhardt; and John Snarey, president, Association for Moral Education.

Reporters interested in attending the event are asked to phone Tim Farrell in the Office of Public Affairs at 212.998.6797 or email at

  • WHO: Princeton University professor Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • WHAT: Keynote Address on global citizenship, annual conference of Association for Moral Education
  • WHEN: Friday, November 16 at 9:00 a.m.
  • WHERE: Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)

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