What is Liberal About the Liberal Arts?
A Lecture by Roger Kimball
- Past Event
Wednesday, January 11th at 5PM
- Cranmer Hall, 27 West Charlton Street, Savannah
The connection between liberty and learning is a very traditional idea. But in an age when liberal learning has been enlisted in the cause of social justice, does education still have a liberating role to play in society? Does the demand that education subordinate inquiry to the imperatives of identity politics lead to greater enlightenment or only its demotic simulacrum, “wokeness”?
Roger Kimball is Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion and President and Publisher of Encounter Books. He writes for numerous publications here and abroad, including The Wall Street Journal, Literary Review, The Spectator, American Greatness, Quadrant, and The Epoch Times. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia, and, most recently, Where Next? Western Civilization at the Crossroads.
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