Published: Aug. 25, 2015
Azar Nafisi Keynote 2015 Speaker

Azar Nafisi discussed “The Republic of Imagination: Humanities & the Future of Democracies” at the Best Should Teach event on Thursday evening, August 20th, in Macky auditorium. 

Best Should Teach was a free event open to the community.  Over 900 attended this special event during a busy move-in week on the Boulder campus.  Gold CU faculty awardees honored were Professor Elizabeth Dutro, Education and Professor Eric Stade, Mathematics.  Public school teachers from districts across the metro area were also honored. Michael Bergman, St. Vrain Valley School District; Deann Bucher, Boulder Valley School District;  Barbara Smith, Denver Public Schools; Sheri’ Spenhoff, District 27J; and Catherine Zensen from Adams 12 School District.