Events

The Liberal Arts in the Modern World: Dr. Eva Brann in conversation with President Hamza Yusuf

Sep 30

time7:00 - 9:00pm

locationZaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States

Free

2017-09-30 19:00:00 2017-09-30 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles The Liberal Arts in the Modern World: Dr. Eva Brann in conversation with President Hamza Yusuf Join us as Dr. Eva Brann discusses the value of the liberal arts in modern society. Following her remarks, she will be joined on stage by Hamza Yusuf, president of Zaytuna College, for a lively discussion. Dr. Brann, a 2005 recipient of the National Humanities Medal, was dean of St. John’s College in Annapolis for seven years and is also its longest-serving tutor, with sixty years of service. After immigrating to the United States from Germany during World War II, she earned a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Yale University. She has published nearly 20 books on philosophy as well as translations of Plato’s Sophist and Phaedo. Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States Zaytuna College

Join us as Dr. Eva Brann discusses the value of the liberal arts in modern society. Following her remarks, she will be joined on stage by Hamza Yusuf, president of Zaytuna College, for a lively discussion. Dr. Brann, a 2005 recipient of the National Humanities Medal, was dean of St. John’s College in Annapolis for seven years and is also its longest-serving tutor, with sixty years of service. After immigrating to the United States from Germany during World War II, she earned a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Yale University. She has published nearly 20 books on philosophy as well as translations of Plato’s Sophist and Phaedo.