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Thursday, 27 December

87. The Humanities at Work in the World

7:00–8:45 p.m., Sheraton V, Sheraton Chicago

The Presidential Forum

Presiding: Michael Holquist, Yale Univ.

1. “The Humanities as an Export Commodity,” Peter Brooks, Yale Univ.

2. “Deep Memory and National History Textbooks,” James V. Wertsch, Washington Univ.

3. “Stepping Out: On Making the Loathly Lady,” Wendy Steiner, Univ. of Pennsylvania

4. “The Humanities in the Twenty-First Century,” Richard J. Franke, Chicago Humanities Festival

5. “Good to Think With,” Marjorie Garber, Harvard Univ.

For coordinated workshops, see meetings 168 and 189.

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