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Gannon presents Liberty Reexamined: The Declaration of Independence Today

Published: 01/16/2024

This event is the first spring event of the Find Your Voice speaker series.

This event is the first spring event of the Find Your Voice speaker series.

Gannon University, in collaboration with WQLN and sponsored by the School of Public Service & Global Affairs, presents the first spring event of the Find Your Voice speaker series. Starting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 18, join in on an exploration of America's Declaration of Independence and its enduring impact both domestically and globally.

Event Highlights:

Film Screening: Immerse yourself in the thought-provoking documentary, We Hold These Truths, which delves into the promise and enduring influence of America's Declaration of Independence.

Artistic Unveiling: Witness the unveiling of local artist Antonio Howard's design for Erie County's "Bells Across PA" fiberglass replica of the Liberty Bell. This significant artwork is set to be installed in 2026 during the celebration of America's 250th Anniversary. 

Panel Discussion: Engage in a stimulating panel discussion featuring esteemed guests:

  • Antonio Howard
  • Dr. Jeff Bloofworth, Professor, History Program & Program Director, Public Service and Global Affairs
  • Dr. Mark Jubulis, Associate Professor, Political Science & Program Director, Political Science
  • Mr. Joseph Pfleger, Political Science major & President, Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Dr. Anjali Sahay, Associate Professor, Political Science & Director, School of Public Service and Global Affairs (Moderator)

Event Schedule:

6 – 6:30 p.m. | Appetizers, Meet & Greet
6:30 – 6:50 p.m. | Film Screening
6:50 – 7 p.m. | Artist Reveal
7 – 7:20 p.m. | Panel Discussion/Q&A 

Please RSVP for this event here.

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