CAS Convocation

Save the Date…

August 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm in Klein Theatre

Speaker: Andrew Delbanco

Dr. Andrew H. Delbanco is Director of American Studies at Columbia University and has been Columbia’s Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities since 1995. He is a graduate of Harvard University (BA 1973 and PhD 1980).

In 2001 Delbanco was named by Time Magazine “America’s Best Social Critic”, and in 2003 was chosen New York State Scholar of the Year by the New York Council for the Humanities. He has written several books, including The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil (1995), Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now (1997), The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope (1999) and College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be (2012). In 2011 he received the National Humanities Medal.

For more information about his book College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be 

Book review found in The New York Times