Reimagining the University Series Session 4: Are Universities Too Liberal?
This series explores the historical foundations, contemporary patterns, and possible transformations of the modern research university. Co-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.
Session 4, “Are Universities Too Liberal?” will take place Friday, April 28 from 10:00-11:30am EDT. See more info below.
Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YBn6sbAcQKSYzjiIbOUp-w
Joseph Chan is Distinguished Research Fellow at Academia Sinica, Taiwan. He taught in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong for three decades and is the author of Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times (2014).
Jennifer Frey is currently an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina. She is the co-editor of the book Self-Transcendence and Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology.
Cornel West is the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Chair at Union Theological Seminary. His many books include Race Matters and Democracy Matters.
Shahrzad Sabet is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT) and a Fellow at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge. Her current book project, which spans a variety of disciplines, makes the case for a reimagined universalism that reconciles the oneness and the diversity of humankind.
Benjamin Schewel is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT). He is author of Seven Ways of Looking at Religion (2017) and is currently working on a second book, Encountering the Axial Age, both from Yale University Press.