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“How the Great Books Changed My Life and How They Can Change Yours” a talk with Dr. Roosevelt Montás
March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dr. Roosevelt Montás
Senior Lecturer in American Studies and English, Columbia University
Roosevelt Montás is Senior Lecturer in American Studies and English at Columbia University. He holds an A.B. (1995), an M.A. (1996), and a Ph.D. (2004) in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. He was Director of the Center for the Core Curriculum at Columbia College from 2008 to 2018. Roosevelt specializes in Antebellum American literature and culture, with a particular interest in American citizenship. He speaks and writes on the history, meaning, and future of liberal education and is author of Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation (Princeton University Press, 2021).
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