Visiting Speakers

Arjun Appadurai

Paulette Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication
New York University

Professor Arjun Appadurai is currently Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University in New York City, NY.  

Daniel Carey

Professor of English
National University of Ireland, Galway

Daniel Carey is a graduate of McGill University, Trinity College Dublin, and Oxford  University where he took his D.Phil. His book on Locke, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson: Contesting Diversity in the Enlightenment and Beyond appeared with Cambridge University Press in 2006, and he is currently completing a cultural history of travel in the Renaissance for Columbia University Press.

Stanley Cavell

Professor Emeritus, Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value
Harvard University

Stanley Cavell is Professor Emeritus of Harvard University, where he was Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value.

Robert Fisk

Journalist and Middle East Correspondent
The Independent

Robert Fisk has been the Middle East correspondent to the British newspaper The Independent for over thirty years.

Charles Glass

Freelance Journalist

Charles Glass is a freelance journalist who regularly contributes to publications such as TIME, The Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Daily Newsweek, and The Guardian, among others.

Shirley Hazzard is an author and recipient of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Seymour Hersh

Investigative Journalist
The New Yorker

Seymour Hersh is an investigative journalist and a regular contributor to The New Yorker.

Frank Kermode

Literary Critic and Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature
University College London

Frank Kermode (29 November 1919–17 August 2010) was a literary critic, the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London, and the King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge University