Lecture by Russell Berman, February, 1, 2013

Beyond Citizenship and the Liberal Arts: Reforming the Humanities PhD

by Russell Berman, German Studies and Comparative Literature, Stanford University

Instead of defending the humanities with the dubious claim that they make for better citizens, we need to consider the real experience of college education, the character of learning processes and vocational prospects. Doctoral education needs to be reformed in light of the changing character of higher education and a broadened range of career outcomes.

Friday, February 1, 2013
3:00 – 5:00 pm, B-4 Dwinelle Hall


Download Audio