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E. James Holland Symposium on American Values

The ASU Symposium on American Values has brought more than 50 knowledgeable and sometimes provocative figures from the front lines of American culture and society to the ASU campus to spark discussion on a wide range of topics. Pop culture, politics, entertainment, immigration, foreign policy, and violence provide a sampling of the subjects covered in the annual lecture.

The Holland Symposium has brought to campus noted scholars from a variety of fields, including ecology, sociology, psychology, political science, education, and business. The symposium is named in honor of its creator, E. James Holland, retired dean of the ASU College of Liberal and Fine Arts, and is designed to bring the ASU community and the public together to reflect on issues related to the country’s values.