The Future of the Humanities with Roosevelt Montás and Andrew Delbanco
About the speakers:
Roosevelt Montás is senior lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for American Studies. From 2008 to 2018, he served as Director of Columbia’s Center for the Core Curriculum and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia College. Montás is director of Columbia’s Freedom and Citizenship Program, which instructs low-income high school students on the foundational texts of the Western political tradition.
Andrew Delbanco is the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of nine books, including College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be(2012). Delbanco is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the American Philosophical Association, and President of the Teagle Foundation and the Library of America. He was awarded a National Humanities Medal by Barack Obama in 2012.
This conversation is part of the Entre Nous series organized in partnership with the The American Library in Paris and Columbia Global Centers | Paris.