Speaker - Andrew Delbanco

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Andrew Delbanco, Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. Delbanco was awarded the 2011 National Humanities Medal by President Obama “for his writing that spans the literature of Melville and Emerson to contemporary issues in higher education.” In 2001, he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and named America’s Best Social Critic by Time Magazine. In 2003, he was named New York State Scholar of the Year by the New York Council for the Humanities. Professor Delbanco is the author of many books, including, most recently, College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be (Princeton University Press, 2012).

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The NY Salon: Can We Still Have Faith in the Academy?

11.13.12 | 01:33:26 min | 0 comments