Honoring Academic Courage: An Evening with Amy Wax

Mar 28, 2018 |  NAS

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Honoring Academic Courage: An Evening with Amy Wax

Mar 28, 2018 | 

NAS

Join the National Association of Scholars as we present the Peter Shaw Award to Professor Amy Wax for her courage in the face of continued harassment for speaking uncomfortable truths.

The event will be hosted by First Things in New York City, and begins with a reception at 6:00 pm. After receiving her award, Professor Wax will give a talk, “The Price of the Push for Equality of Result,” which will be followed by a Q & A session. Her talk will expand on her recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, “The University of Denial.”

When:
Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Reception
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Program

Where:
First Things
35 East 21st Street
6th floor
New York, NY 10010

RSVP Here. Please note that seating is limited.

For more information, please contact NAS at contact@nas.org.

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THE PETER SHAW MEMORIAL AWARD was established to honor the memory of Professor Shaw who, at the time of his death, was the editor of Academic Questions and chairman of the NAS Board of Directors. It is given to recognize exemplary writing on issues pertaining to higher education and American intellectual culture. Previous recipients of the Peter Shaw Memorial Award were Herbert I. London (1996), Mary Lefkowitz (1997), John Ellis (1999), Robert Conquest (2001), Paul Hollander (2002), Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom (2004), Donald A. Downs (2006), Victor Davis Hanson (2009), and Russell Nieli (2013).

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