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Cities, Nations, and the Cosmopolitan Experience
Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 6:30pm

Thomas Bender, "Cities, Nations, and the Cosmopolitan Experience"
October 29, 6:30 PM
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 238
This event is free of charge and open to the public.

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 most recently A Nation Among Nations: America¹s Place in World History (2006).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Portland Center for Public Humanities at 503-725-9662 or