Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions: Education for What? The History of Education and the Rise of the (American) Research University

Event time: 
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:30am
Slifka Center Chapel See map
80 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions presents:

“Education for What? The History of Education and the Rise of the (American) Research University.”

Day two of a two day conference.

Join us for two days of panel discussions on the history, philosophy, sociology, and politics of education, focusing especially on the origins, rise and influence of the American research university at the end of the nineteenth century. A full conference schedule and pre-circulated papers are available here.

Participants include: Ariel Tang (Yale), Jeffrey Guhin (UCLA), Samuel Rocha (British Columbia), Milton Gaither (Messiah College), Stephanie Almeida Nevin (Yale), George Levesque (Yale), Adam Nelson (Wisconsin-Madison), Stuart Leslie (Johns Hopkins), Emily Levine (North Carolina-Greensboro), Mordechai Levy-Eichel (Yale), Travis Ross (Yale), Kristine Haugen (Caltech), Emily Rutherford (Columbia), John Langbein (Yale), Jamila Elnashef (Yale)Jacqueline Vayntrub (Yale), Micha Perry (Yale), Kelsey Kaufmann, Benjamin Schmidt (Northeastern), and Leonard Cassuto (Fordham).

Anthony T. Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton, will deliver a keynote address “Education in Another Century: A Memoir with Morals” on Thursday, February 21 at 5pm in Slifka Chapel (80 Wall Street, New Haven, CT).

Day 2 – Friday, February 22

9:30-10:45am     Panel IV:  What is Research? Research Before, Alongside, and Outside the University

Chair:  Jacqueline Vayntrub (Yale)
Micha Perry (Yale)
Travis Ross
Kelsey Kaufmann

10:45-11:00am     Coffee Break    

11:00am-12:30pm      Roundtable    

Chair:      Anthony T. Grafton
Benjamin Schmidt (Northeastern)
Leonard Cassuto (Fordham)

For additional information, please contact our postdoctoral associate, Mordechai Levy-Eichel (mordechai.levy-eichel@yale.edu).

Open to: 
Yale Community Only