Richard Saul Wurman’s Conversations at CAMD with President Aoun

Richard Saul Wurman and President Aoun
Conversation

Richard Saul Wurman’s Conversations at CAMD with President Aoun

Wed, Dec 04, 2013 5:30 pm Visitor Center Free
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Conversation Wed, Dec 04, 2013
5:30 pm Visitor Center Free

joseph aoun photoJoseph E. Aoun, an expert on higher education policy and a leading voice on the value of global and experiential education, is the seventh president of Northeastern University.

He came to Northeastern from the University of Southern California’s College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, where he held the Anna H. Bing Dean’s Chair. He received his PhD in linguistics and philosophy from MIT and advanced degrees from the University of Paris VIII and Saint Joseph University (Lebanon).

President Aoun has published eight books and written more than 40 journal articles. His academic honors include the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques from the French government, and the prestigious Robert A. Muh Award from MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, chair of the American Council on Education in 2012-13, and serves on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s academic advisory council.

Founder of the TED conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University, will stage a series of improvisational one-to-one conversations with some of the world’s most fascinating thinkers, doers & intellectual leaders. Mr. Wurman describes these improvisational conversations as a form of “intellectual jazz”.

Presented by: Northeastern Center for the Arts and Art + Design.

Location

Visitor Center

Presentation Rm 1, West Village F
40 Leon St.
Boston, MA 02115

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