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City College of New York: From Theory to Practice – Discussing Danielle Allen’s Run for Governor of Massachusetts

March 30, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Colin Powell School at the City College of New York held a virtual discussion with Ryan Balot, Susan McWilliams Barndt (JMC faculty partner), Jamelle Bouie, Simone Chambers, Roosevelt Montás (JMC faculty partner), and Deva Woodly on Professor Danielle Allen’s run for governor of Massachusetts:

How can Danielle Allen’s scholarship and ongoing political campaign shape our thinking about the future of American scholarship and politics? Experts from across the disciplines respond.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 • 1:00 PM EDT
A virtual event

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Susan J. McWilliamsSusan McWilliams Barndt is a Professor of Politics at Pomona College, where she has won the Wig Award for Excellence in Teaching three times. She received her doctorate in Arts from Princeton University and her B.A. degree in Arts from Amherst College. For her work, McWilliams has received awards including the Graves Award in the Humanities, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, and the Quarry Farm Fellowship from the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies.

Professor McWilliams Barndt is a JMC faculty partner.

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Portrait photo of Roosevelt MontasRoosevelt 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. Professor Montás specializes in Antebellum American literature and culture, with a particular interest in American citizenship.

He is Director of the Center for American Studies’ Freedom and Citizenship Program in collaboration with the Double Discovery Center. 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).

Professor Montás is a JMC faculty partner.

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March 30, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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