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November 11

10:00am Event Start Time 

10:30 Panel Discussion / Presentation  Direction, issues, and focus of the Symposium
Panelist: Diana Sorensen, Dean Arts and Humanities - Harvard University
Sheila Slaughter, McBee Professorship of Higher Education - UGA
Sara Ogger, Executive Director - New York Council for the Humanities
Moderator:  Henry Mack, Assistant Professor - Florida International University

10:30 Panel Discussion / Presentation 
Direction, issues, and focus of the Symposium
Panelist:
Diana Sorensen, Dean Arts and Humanities - Harvard University
Sheila Slaughter, McBee Professorship of Higher Education - UGA
Sara Ogger, Executive Director - New York Council for the Humanities
Moderator: 
Henry Mack, Assistant Professor - Florida International University 
12:00pm Lunch 
Keynote Speaker: Anthony Kronman 
Sterling Professor at Yale Law School and Global Professor at NYU-AD 
1:30 Afternoon Session Welcome/Guidelines 
Plenary for Breakout Groups – Explanation of Goals 
Speaker: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU 
2:00 Breakout Sessions: 
Presentation of Findings
Moderator: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU
Group 1: The Nature of the Humanities and the Purpose of Higher Education
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Brad Wilson, Executive Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University
Group 2: Humanities and the Markets
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Sara Ogger, Executive Director, New York Council for the Humanities
Group 3: Humanities and the U.S. Federal Government
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Mickey Edwards, Vice President, The Aspen Institute
Group 4: Humanities, Popular Culture, and  the Applied Sciences
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: MaryKatherine Callaway, President, Association for American University Presses
4:00 Break-Out Wrap-up
November 12
9:30am Presentation of Discussion Groups
Moderator: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU
9:45-10:45 Group 1: The Nature of the Humanities and the Purpose of Higher Education
Group 2: Humanities and the Markets
11:00-12:00 pm Group 3: Humanities and the U.S. Federal Government
Group 4: Humanities, Popular Culture, and  the Applied Sciences

12:00pm Lunch 
Keynote Speaker: Anthony Kronman,  Sterling Professor at Yale Law School and Global Professor at NYU-AD 

1:30 Afternoon Session Welcome/Guidelines 
Plenary for Breakout Groups – Explanation of Goals 
Speaker: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU 

2:00 Breakout Sessions: 
Presentation of Findings
Moderator: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU
Group 1: The Nature of the Humanities and the Purpose of Higher Education
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Brad Wilson, Executive Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University
Group 2: Humanities and the Markets
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Sara Ogger, Executive Director, New York Council for the Humanities
Group 3: Humanities and the U.S. Federal Government
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: Mickey Edwards, Vice President, The Aspen Institute
Group 4: Humanities, Popular Culture, and  the Applied Sciences
Rapporteur/Discussion Leader: MaryKatherine Callaway, President, Association for American University Presses

4:00 Break-Out Wrap-up

November 12

9:30am Presentation of Discussion Groups
Moderator: Jane Tylus, Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU

9:45-10:45
Group 1: The Nature of the Humanities and the Purpose of Higher Education
Group 2: Humanities and the Markets

11:00-12:00 pm
Group 3: Humanities and the U.S. Federal Government
Group 4: Humanities, Popular Culture, and the Applied Sciences

 
 
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