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March 30, 2012

Keys to the Core: “Jacques Barzun on the Early History of the Core”

Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities (Map/Directions)

Douglas Chalmers
Professor of Political Science Emeritus; Executive Director, Society of Senior Scholars
Columbia University

Michael Rosenthal
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University

Peter Pouncey
Burnell-Fobes Professor of Greek Emeritus; President Emeritus
Amherst College

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The Society of Senior Scholars at the Heyman Center for the Humanities and The University Committee on Asia and the Middle East

announce a series of open meetings entitled Keys to the Core.

To register for each event, please email: 
keys.to.the.core@gmail.com

 

1st Meeting: Tuesday, March 20, 12:00pm
“Starting on the Road with John Erskine” 
Wm. Theodore de Bary
John Mitchell Mason Professor of Asian Humanities and Provost Emeritus

 

2nd meeting: Friday, March 30, 12:00pm
Jacques Barzun on the Early History of the Core
Discussants: Peter Pouncey, Michael Rosenthal and Douglas Chalmers

 

3rd meeting: Friday, April 6, 12:00pm
“Why Trilling Matters”
Discussants: James Mirollo, Andrew Delbanco, Adam Kirsch


All talks to take place in the Second Floor Common Room, the Heyman Center.
Light lunch will be provided.

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

The University Committee on Asia and the Middle East
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ealac/history.html