Lecturers represented in this collection include Svetlana Alpers (art history), Elaine Scarry (human rights and the humanities),
Lynn Hunt (the novel and human rights), Hazel V. Carby (racializing subjects in post-World War II Britain), Wendy Doniger
(self-imitation in ancient India, Shakespeare and Hollywood), Merce Cunningham (in conversation with John Rockwell, dance
critic for the NY Times), and Douglas R. Hofstadter (analogy as the core of cognition).
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