Friday, April 29th: ‘Who and What Are Universities For’ Conference

Who and What Are Universities For
NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Sq., 7th Fl., Manhattan)
11:30am-5:30pm
Free

Who and What Are Universities For: A Half Day Conference from the New York Review of Books, The Humanities Initiative at NYU, and the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU.

Free and Open to All
At the end of the conference there will be a reception for all those attending.

Presented by The New York Review of Books, Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, and The Humanities Initiative at NYU

11:30am PANEL I; ACADEMIC LABOR AS A FACTOR OF PRODUCTION?
Participants: Simon Head (NYU and Oxford), Ellen Schrecker (Yeshiva), Andrew Hacker, (Queens College).
Moderated by Bill Bradley

1-2pm Lunch

2-3:30pm PANEL II: WHAT ARE UNIVERSITIES FOR?
Participants: Andrew Delbanco (Columbia), Jane Tylus (NYU), Anthony Grafton (Princeton)
Moderated by Robert Silvers

3:30-4:00pm Coffee Break

4-5:30pm PANEL III: WHO ARE UNIVERSITIES FOR?
Participants: Peter Brooks (Princeton), Nicholas Lemann (Columbia), Diane Ravitch (NYU)
Moderated by Alan Ryan