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Speaking for the Humanities

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

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center (note new address) 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10011

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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