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April 6, 2012

Keys to the Core: “Why Trilling Matters”

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

James Mirollo
Parr Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus
Columbia University

Andrew Delbanco
Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities
Columbia University

Adam Kirsch
Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University


Click here to listen to a recording of the event.

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:


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