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

Join the Whittle School for a conversation with Princeton Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Kwame Anthony Appiah


Please join Whittle School & Studios for our inaugural Whittle Talk to kickoff a season of readings and conversations moderated by Whittle global leaders. 

Kwame Anthony Appiah will read from his acclaimed new book The Lies that Bind, followed by a conversation with Nicholas B. Dirks, Whittle Vice Chairman and Chancellor and 10th chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley. 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.

When: Thursday, November 15, 6 - 7:45pm 

Where: Whittle School & Studios Information Center, Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20015 (map)

TicketsClick here to RSVP through the Whittle School website

Kwame Anthony Appiah serves on Whittle’s Global Advisory Board, pens the Ethicist column for the New York Times, and is the author of the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism, among many other works. A professor of philosophy and law at New York University, Appiah was educated in England, is a Ghanaian- British citizen, and currently lives in New York. From 2002 to 2013 he was a member of the Princeton University faculty, where he had appointments in the Philosophy Department and the University Center for Human Values, as well as being associated with the Center for African American Studies, the Programs in African Studies and Translation Studies, and the Departments of Comparative Literature and Politics.

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