Events | Lecture | 1 February 2013

Friday Lecture - "Resisting Complacency, Fear and the Philistine: Modernization, Tradition, and the University"

Leon Botstein (Bard College, President) | Video >>

On February 1 the Institute, in collaboration with the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, welcomed Leon Botstein. Dr. Botstein has been the president of Bard College since 1975, where he is also the Leon Levy Professor in the Arts and Humanities. A conductor of international renown, Dr. Botstein has also been Music Director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992. His lecture, "Resisting Complacency, Fear and the Philistine: Modernization, Tradition, and the University", was be held at Minor Hall at 4:00 p.m., with a reception following. This event was free and open to the public.

Read the event's UVAToday article.

View a recording of the event.

Friday Lecture - "Resisting Complacency, Fear and the Philistine: Modernization, Tradition, and the University" from IASCulture on Vimeo.

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