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Humanities: Past, Present, Future

Date
March 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location
Sears Atrium 3rd Floor, George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre 245 Church Street
Open To
Students, Prospective Students, Public, Alumni, Faculty, Staff
Contact
Luanne MacDonelll, 416-979-5000, extension 6138 RSVP to rsvp@arts.ryerson.ca
A stimulating discussion and debate on the present state and future direction of the Humanities, featuring Marianne Hirsch, Past President (2013-14) of the Modern Languages Association (MLA); John Ralston Saul, President of PEN International and Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ryerson University; and Stephen Slemon, President of the Association of Community College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE). Moderated by Irene Gammel, Canada Research Chair in Modern Literature and Culture, Ryerson University. Sponsored by the Department of English, with the support of the Arts and Contemporary Studies; Languages, Literatures and Cultures; History; and Philosophy Programs and Departments.