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  2011 Bradley Symposium: True Americanism: What It Is and Why It Matters

May 11, 2011, 9:30 – 11:30 AM

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In an age of increasing cultural diversity at home and of increasing globalization abroad, questions are being agitated about what it means today to be an American. How, in fact, do we identify ourselves, both as individuals and as a people? What do we look up to and revere? To what larger community and ideals are we attached and devoted? For what are we willing to fight and to sacrifice?