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October 4, 2013

Book Launch and Luncheon for Professor Wm. Theodore de Bary

Faculty House, Columbia University (Map/Directions)

Description

It has been 25 years since Professor Ted de Bary founded the Society of Senior Scholars.

On Friday, October 4 at noon we are having a celebratory luncheon at the Faculty House to launch Professor de Bary's new book: The Great Civilized Conversation: Education for a World Community, (Columbia University Press, 2013). The book deals with texts that we teach in the Core, the purposes of a Core Curriculum, and the importance of including world classics.

Luncheon

Friday, October 4, 2013, 12:00 noon

RSVP by September 30, 2013 to Sarah Monks, Program Manager, Heyman Center for the Humanities

sm3373@columbia.edu