Report - Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Report - Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences

New York Forum

Advanced Research

November 7, 2012

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building,

The New York Public Library

ong>Commissionong> Members in Attendance

Anthony Marx, President, The New York

Public Library

Leslie C. Berlowitz, President, American

Academy of Arts and Sciences

Carl H. Pforzheimer iii, Manager, Carl H.

Pforzheimer and Co. llc

Pauline Yu, President, American Council of

Learned Societies

Participants

David Auburn, Playwright

David Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of

American History, Yale University; Director,

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of

Slavery, Resistance and Abolition

Jonathan Galassi, President and Publisher,

Farrar, Strauss & Giroux

Oscar Hijuelos, Novelist

Matthew Knutzen, Assistant Chief, Map

Division, The New York Public Library

Philip E. Lewis, Vice President, The Andrew

W. Mellon Foundation

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director,

Schomburg Center for Research in Black

Culture, The New York Public Library

Sara Ogger, Executive Director, The New York

Council for the Humanities

Lauren Redniss, Artist and Author

Annabelle Selldorf, Architect

Jean Strouse, Biographer; Director, Cullman

Center for Scholars and Writers, The New

York Public Library

Colm Tóibín, Novelist, Essayist, and Poet;

Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of

the Humanities, Columbia University

Mariët Westermann, Vice President, The

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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