POSTPONED: Reimagining the University

MAR 16, 2020 | 6:30 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


9100: Skylight Room


March 16, 2020: 6:30 PM


Free; Reservations Required


Public Programs


This event has been postponed.

Leading thinkers debate their visions for the future of higher education and a more democratic society. In the face of rising tuition, crushing student debt, and inequal access, how can we create a fairer system? Featuring: Raewyn Connell, author of The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why It’s Time for Radical ChangeLeigh Claire La Berge, author of Scandals and Abstraction; and Natasha Warikoo, author of The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite UniversitiesStephen Brier, professor of urban education at The Graduate Center and co-author of Austerity Blues: Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education, moderates.
Presented with the Ph.D. Program in Urban Education.

Part of the series “The Promise and Perils of Democracy.” This project is made possible in part with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.