The Public Intellectuals Project Speaker Series
Part of the McMaster Seminar on Higher Education
David Theo Goldberg Public Lecture
March 15, 2012
McMaster University – Hamilton, Canada
Introduction by Susan Searls Giroux
David Theo Goldberg considers some of the challenges facing the humanities today in the context of current economic conditions and their impact on higher education. How might humanists think about their practice in light of such conditions? How could we (as scholars and universities) move toward a more publicly engaged, probative, and open-ended humanistic pedagogy and practice?