Doris Sommer

Cultural Agents: Why Art?


Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:10pm

Doris Sommer is the Ira and Jewell Williams Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, where she is Founder and Director of Cultural Agents: Arts and Humanities in Civic Engagement.  She is the author of Bilingual Aesthetics: A New Sentimental Education and editor of Cultural Agency in the Americas, both published by Duke University Press.  The public lecture will be held in Sinclair Auditorium.