Revolutionizing the University: Cathy N. Davidson in Conversation with NPR’s Anya Kamenetz
Monday, November 6 | 6:30 PM | The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue) Elebash Recital Hall
Founding Director of the Futures Initiative and Distinguished Professor Cathy N. Davidson discusses her new book, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux (“relevant and fascinating for both the consumers and the producers of higher education” – Inside Higher Ed). Speaking with Anya Kamenetz (NPR), Davidson demonstrates how our current system, developed in the age of the telegraph but inadequate to today’s economy, can be remade by emphasizing creativity, collaboration, and adaptability.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Please reserve your seat now! The event is part of the Futures Initiative’s University Worth Fighting For Series and will be live-streamed.
“At her best, Davidson writes in the tradition of Du Bois and Dewey, a pragmatist tradition that puts inquiry first and sees learning through the potential of the full, complex human beings students can become.” – The Washington Post READ THE REVIEW[washingtonpost.com]
NB: To celebrate the publication of The New Education, the author contributes to a scholarship fund established at The Graduate Center, CUNY.