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Whittle Talks: Reading and Conversation with Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0


Whittle School & Studios welcomes you to its inaugural Whittle Talk, where professor and author Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah will read from his acclaimed new book, The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity. In his new book, Dr. Appiah explores what identities are, how they define us, and how they distort our politics. Dr. Appiah is a professor of philosophy and law at New York University, pens the Ethicist column for the New York Times, is the author of the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism, and serves on Whittle’s Global Advisory Board.

Following the reading, Nicholas B. Dirks, Whittle Vice Chairman and Chancellor and 10th chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, will lead a conversation on the book. Please register here.

The Whittle Talks speaker series brings international thought leaders, public scholars, foreign policy experts, and entrepreneurs to Washington DC and cities throughout China to engage in dialogue on distinctive and timely issues in global education in the 21st Century.

The evening will be introduced by Dennis Bisgaard, Head of School DC Campus, and Elizabeth Hun Schmidt, Global Head, Whittle Centers of Excellence & Vice-President of Studios. Politics & Prose bookstore will sell signed copies of The Lies that Bind after the event.


Whittle School & Studios Information Center, Mazza Gallerie, 2nd Level,
5300 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, 20015 United States
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Lauren Archambeault
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