Panel: Mark Lilla’s Once and Future Liberal

In an event sponsored by JMC partner program Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions, Mark Lilla will present on his new book, The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • 4:00-6:00 PM • Luce Auditorium, Yale University

Lilla’s presentation will be followed with comments and discussion by Samual Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale Law School, and Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, and History at Yale University.

For more information, contact YCSRI Co-Director Steven Smith.

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Mark Lilla is a Professor Humanities at Columbia University. He specializes in intellectual history, with a particular focus on Western political and religious thought. Before moving to Columbia in 2007 he taught in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago and at New York University. A regular contributor to the New York Review of Books, he is the author of The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics (2017), The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction (2016), The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West (2007),The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics (2001),and G.B. Vico: The Making of an Anti-Modern (1993). He has also edited The Legacy of Isaiah Berlin(2001) with Ronald Dworkin and Robert Silvers, and The Public Face of Architecture(1987) with Nathan Glazer. He is currently writing a book titled Ignorance and Bliss, and another on the history of the idea of conversion.

To learn more about Lilla’s views on identity politics, read his 2016 New York Times op-ed on identity politics.



The Once and Future Liberal, by Mark Lilla