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The Humanities and Sociial Science and Advanced Research

A Regional Forum of the American Academy's Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences



The New York Public Library
November 7, 2012

Anthony Marx

Pauline Yu

Carl Pforzheimer III
Opening Statement and Welcome

Leslie C. Berlowitz
President, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
audio (7 mins)

Anthony Marx
President, The New York Public Library
audio (4 mins)

Research, Scholarship, and New Knowledge
David Blight
Professor of American History, Yale University and Director, Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
audio (6 mins)
Pauline Yu
President, American Council of Learned Societies
audio (5 mins)
Diane Touliatos
Director of The Center for the Humanities, University of Missouri, St. Louis
audio (8 mins)
Jonathan Galassi
President and Publisher, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux
audio (5 mins)
Authors and Creators
Lauren Redniss
Artist and Author
audio (8 mins)
Oscar Hijuelos
Novelist
audio (5 mins)
David Auburn
Playwright
audio (9 mins)
Annabelle Selldorf
Architect
audio (8 mins)
Libraries
Matthew Knutzen
Curator of Maps and Geospatial Librarian, The New York Public Library
audio (8 mins)
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
audio (8 mins)

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