Paul Berman is a writer on literature and politics who contributes to The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review and other journals. He is the author of two books on the history of the modern left in the United States and other countries, A Tale of Two Utopias and Power and the Idealists, and of two books on controversies surrounding the Islamist political movement, Terror and Liberalism, which was a New York Times Best-seller in 2003, and The Flight of the Intellectuals. His books have been translated into fifteen languages. He is, in addition, the editor of a number of anthologies, including Blacks and Jews, Debating P.C., and Carl Sandburg: Selected Poems. Berman has been the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and other awards.
Apr 18, 2013, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Burr Hall, Room 219
Program in American Studies