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Thomas Bender. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Thomas Bender. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities

Thomas Bender is a University Professor of Humanities and History at New York University, and a renowned scholar of urban life, American intellectual history, and the place of the United States in world history. A recipient of the Guggenheim, the Rockefeller, and currently a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, he is the author of New York Intellect: A History of Intellectual Life in New York City (1987), Intellect and Public Life: Essays on the Social History of Academic Intellectuals in the United States (1993), The Unfinished City: New York and the Metropolitan Idea (2002), and A Nation Among Nations: America¹s Place in World History (2006).

In October 2009, he presentd "Cities, Nations, and the Cosmopolitan Experience" at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.