The New York Council for the Humanities presents a lecture by the Council's 2002 Scholar of the Year Louis Menand.
Louis Menand is Distinguished Professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of "The Metaphysical Club", which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for History. Professor Menand's lecture, PRAGMATISM AND WAR will be given at the Donnell Library Center, 20 West 53rd Street, Manhattan on Wednesday, October 23, at 6.00pm.
Admission is free and on a first-come, first-seated basis. Seating is limited. Admission begins at 5.30. Enter through the east door.
Every year, the New York Council for the Humanities recognizes the contributions of a leading scholar working in New York State. Previous honorees are Robert Heilbroner, Eric Foner, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Linda Nochlin, Simon Schama, Ron Chernow, Ronald Dworkin, and Kenneth T. Jackson.
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