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Speaking for the Humanities

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

University Center, UL105 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

The Center for Public Scholarship presents, on the occasion of the publication of Humanities and Public Life by Fordham University Press, a panel of scholars discussing the importance of the humanities. Read the starred review from Publishers Weekly.

Panelists include:

 - Judith Butler, Wun Tsun Tam Mellon Visiting Professor of the Humanities, Columbia University; Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California at Berkeley

 - William Germano, Dean of the Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Cooper Union 

 - Richard Sennett, Centennial Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics; University Professor of the Humanities, New York University 

 - Patricia J. Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia Law School 

Moderator: Peter Brooks, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Scholar, Professor, University Center for Human Values, Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University (book editor)

This event is free; but reservations are recommended by clicking on the top right register button. Seating is first come, first served.

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