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Tuesday, 28 December

108A. The Future of the Humanities

10:00–11:45 a.m., Liberty Ballroom, Philadelphia Marriott

The Presidential Forum

Presiding: Robert Scholes, Brown Univ.

1. “Are the Humanities Falling behind the Curve?” Louis Menand, Harvard Univ.

2. “Figuring and Reconfiguring the Sciences and the Humanities,” Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Duke Univ.

3. “Valuing the Humanities, Evaluating Scholarship,” John David Guillory, New York Univ.

4. “Humane, All Too Humane,” Kwame Anthony Appiah, Princeton Univ.

For coordinated workshops, see meetings 247 and 404.

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