Past event: An Enduring Ideal: The Great Books Movement (with Alex Beam, Daniel Born, and Eva Brann, 2008)
Earl Shorris is the editor, with Miguel León-Portilla, of In the Language of Kings: An Anthology of Mesoamerican Literature--Pre-Columbian to the Present (2001). He has received the National Humanities Medal and the Condecoración de la Orden del Aguila Azteca. A contributing editor to Harper’s Magazine, he is the founder of the Bard College Clemente Course in the Humanities. His books include Nation of Salesmen (1980), The Oppressed Middle: Politics of Middle Management: Scenes from Corporate Life (1981), Power Sits at Another Table and Other Observations on the Business of Power (1987), Under the Fifth Sun: A Novel of Pancho Villa (1993), New American Blues: A Journey through Poverty to Democracy (1997), In the Yucatan (2000), Riches for the Poor: The Clemente Course in the Humanities (2000), Latinos: A Biography of the People (2001), The Life and Times of Mexico (2006), and The Politics of Heaven: America in Fearful Times (2007).
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