Professor Mark Christian Thompson Discusses Dean Celenza’s New Book, and the State of Humanities Teaching

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In this age of disinformation and political polarization, Christopher Celenza, Dean of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences joined SNF Agora for a discussion of our collective search for truth, trust, and credibility in scholarship, education, and civic engagement. Dean Celenza, author of the new book, The Italian Renaissance and the Origins of the Modern Humanities: An Intellectual History, 1400–1800, was joined by Hahrie Han, Inaugural Director of the SNF Agora Institute, and Mark Christian Thompson, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor and Professor of English. WiIliam Egginton, Director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, moderated the discussion.

The discussion can be watched online, here.