October 17, 2019


Event Oval, Diana Center, Barnard College

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Event Organizer

Anupama Rao

Event Sponsor

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

Office of the Executive Vice President, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Office of the Provost, Barnard College

Dean of Humanities, Columbia University

Dean of Social Science, Columbia University

Race, Caste, and American Pragmatism is the first part of the Annual B.R Ambedkar Lectures.

 Fred Harris, Dean of Social Science and Professor of Political Science will give the opening remarks.

The evening will feature papers given by:

  •  Melvin Rogers, Brown University
  • Chris Lebron,  Johns Hopkins University, Department of Philosophy
  • Meena Krishnamurthy, Queens University

Comments by: Ira Katznelson and Michele Moody-Adams, Columbia University, Department of Philosophy

This event is free and open to the public.


 The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Room B-101
74 Morningside Drive
New York, NY, 10027
  (212) 854-4541
  (212) 854-3099