Mark Lilla will deliver the twenty-first annual Irving Howe Memorial Lecture at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, in the Elebash Recital Hall of the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street). His subject will be “On Political Reaction.” Lilla is a professor of humanities at Columbia, the author of The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics and The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction, among other books.
These lectures, sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, honor the late critic, Dissent editor, and political writer Irving Howe (1920–1993), who taught at the City University of New York from 1963 to 1986.
This event is free, but RSVPs are required. RSVP here.