Spring 2023 Speaker Series
Reimagining the University
This series explores the historical foundations, contemporary patterns, and possible transformations of the modern research university. Moderated by Shahrzad Sabet (COMIT/NYU) and Benjamin Schewel (COMIT).
Sponsored by the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, and the Center on Modernity in Transition.
Presentations in this series
What Makes a Research University?
Susan Pedersen and Chad WellmonWatch event
Friday, March 10 at 3:00-4:30 pm EST
Reimagining the University in Times of War
Malachi Hacohen and Samuel Moyn
Thursday, March 30 at 3:00-4:30 pm EDT
Manan Ahmed, Gurminder K. Bhambra, Valerie Lambert
Friday, April 28 at 10:00-11:30 am EDT
Are Universities Too Liberal?
Joseph Chan, Jennifer Frey, Cornel West
Friday, May 19th at 3:00-4:30 pm EDT
The University and Economic Forces
Kristopher Olds, Deondra Rose and Caitlin Zaloom
Friday, June 30th at 10:30-12:00 pm EDT
Local Knowledge, Global Change
Miguel Altieri and Richa Kumar