Core Curricula in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Prospects
This conference will explore the history of general humanities courses, the varieties currently in place, the problems involved in designing and teaching these courses, and possibilities for innovation. The aim is to generate discussion across institutions and among the many constituents (faculty, students, administrators, and alumni,) who have a stake in core curricula.
David Denby (Film Critic and Staff Writer at The New Yorker, and author of Great Books) will deliver a Keynote Address on Friday, March 23. Panels on Saturday, March 24 will include The History and Evolution of Core Curricula, Core Curricula in Liberal Education, Core Curricula and the World, and Student Reflections on the Core Curriculum.
All sessions are open to the public, free of charge. The conference is sponsored by the Dean of Columbia College. For further information, please email email@example.com.
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