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CANCELLED: What Are We Saving When We Say We Want to Save the Humanities? A talk by Dean Carlos Alonso, Columbia University

Events

Speaker:

Carlos Alonso, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

Date:

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Type:

Lecture

CANCELLED: What Are We Saving When We Say We Want to Save the Humanities? A talk by Dean Carlos Alonso, Columbia University

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled. 
 
In this talk, Alonso will consider the current situation of the Humanities as a field of study, and of the University as an institution, in our era of universal commodification, as well as some of the proposals for their transformation that have been advanced to preserve both.
 
Light refreshments will be served.