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Noam Chomsky delivered the Fifth Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture titled "The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism."

Noam Chomsky delivered the Fifth Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture titled "The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism."

he philosopher Charles Taylor, winner of both the Templeton Prize and the Kyoto Prize, speaks about his new and controversial book, A Secular Age in two lectures. The topic for this evening is "The Secular Age in a Global Context."

The philosopher Charles Taylor, winner of both the Templeton Prize and the Kyoto Prize, spoke on his recently released book, "A Secular Age." Alfred Stepan served as discussant.

Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, visited the Heyman Center where he spoke with Andreas Huyssen, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.

An Election Post-Mortem

November 5, 2008

Hendrik Hertzberg, Senior Editor and Staff Writer for The New Yorker magazine, and Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation, conducted a post mortem on the previous day's presidential election.  Alan Brinkley, Provost of Columbia University, chaired.

This is a video highlight of the panel that took place on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. Hendrik Hertzberg, Senior Editor and Staff Writer for The New Yorker magazine, Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation, and Alan Brinkley, Columbia University historian conduct a post mortem on the previous day's presidential election. Sponsored by The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.

Benedict Anderson, Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International Studies, Government, and Asian Studies at Cornell University, is the author of "Imagined Communities" and a historian and theorist of nationalism. He visited the Heyman Center to speak on the subject of cosmoplitanism.