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Beauty and Morals: Some Literary Perspectives

General Programming

dateMarch 22, 2006 timeWednesday, 7:00pm EST location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
Cosponsor
  • Poets House
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated
  • No registration necessary

In Collaboration with Poets House, a Symposium on Beauty. Noted poets, philosophers, novelists and literary critics will discuss beauty and morals. Speakers will include Elaine Scarry, Shirley Hazzard, John Hollander, Alexander Nehamas, and Marie Ponsot.

Participants
  • Shirley Hazzard Author
  • Alexander Nehamas Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities Princeton University
  • Elaine Scarry Professor of English and American Literature and Language, Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value Harvard University