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Looking at the University Series: A Conversation with Anya Kamenetz

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

In the spring semester, Eugene Lang College faculty will host two discussions that address the current criticisms and engage students in an open dialogue on the value of an education at The New School. 

In this second event of the series, join Literary Studies co-chair, Carolyn Berman in a conversation with Anya Kamenetz, the author of Generation Debt, DIY U, and The Test

Anya Kamenetz is NPR's lead education blogger. She joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning.

Kamenetz is the author of several books about the future of education, including Generation Debt (Riverhead, 2006), which dealt with youth economics and politics and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education (Chelsea Green, 2010), which investigated innovations to address the crises in cost, access, and quality in higher education. Her latest book, The Test (PublicAffairs, 2015), is about the past, present and future of testing in American schools. 

 

Cosponsored by the Literary and Cultural Studies Program, Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, The New School for Public Engagement

 

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