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Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, literary scholar and critic, the Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature, film critic and cultural historian, University Professor Leo Braudy is a polymath’s polymath who has written authoritatively on a wide variety of subjects. University Professor Braudy and University Professor Kevin Starr, joined by various deans, faculty, and students, will discuss various topics in a series of conversations over a hosted lunch. These sessions are open to undergraduates, graduates, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty.
A series of informal yet directed conversations for invited junior faculty, post docs, and graduate students with USC University Professors regarding polymathic (integrated interdisciplinary) learning.
Tuesday hosted luncheons and a weekend getaway:
Graduate students will have an opportunity to discuss the multiple interdisciplinary dimensions of their chosen topics with USC professors who have distinguished themselves in polymathic research.
A series of informal yet directed undergraduate encounters with invited faculty who demonstrate polymathic approaches to their scholarship and teaching. Pizza and soda provided.