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ALBANY, NY | SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 – Retired US Supreme Court Justice David
Souter comes to Albany next week to address many of the issues raised in a report
released this summer by the American
Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences.
A member of the Commission, Justice Souter will discuss the report, The Heart of
the Matter, in terms of civic knowledge and responsibility.
The report asks, “Who will lead America into a bright future?” And answers, “Citizens
who are educated in the broadest possible sense, so that they can participate in
their own governance and engage with the world.” Justice Souter will expand on that
The New York Council for the
Humanities and the New York
Archives, and Museum
are hosting Justice Souter in Albany for a public forum to continue the discussion
and to examine some of the issues raised by the report.
Thursday, September 12, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cultural Education Center (222 Madison Ave., Empire State Plaza)
Albany, New York
For more information:
Sara Ogger NY Council for the Humanities
212 233 1131
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a steadfast supporter of the humanities and arts
in this country, provided primary funding for the Commission on the Humanities and
Social Sciences. Carnegie Coporation of New York also provided important funding.
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