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The Western Illusion of Human Nature

General Programming

dateSeptember 21, 2009 timeMonday, 6:15pm EDT location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry

Marshall Sahlins is one of the most prominent American anthropologists of our time. He holds the title of Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, where he currently teaches. He will speak on "The Western Illusion of Human Nature."

  • Marshall Sahlins Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus University of Chicago