MICHAEL S. ROTH
Michael S. Roth is president of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He is known as a historian, curator, author, and public advocate for liberal education. He has authored six books: Psycho-Analysis as History: Negation and Freedom in Freud (Cornell University Press, 1987, 1995); Knowing and History: Appropriations of Hegel in Twentieth Century France (Cornell, 1988); The Ironist's Cage: Trauma, Memory and the Construction of History (Columbia University Press, 1995); Irresistible Decay: Ruins Reclaimed, with Clare Lyons and Charles Merewether (Getty Research Institute, 1997); Memory, Trauma and History: Essays on Living with the Past (Columbia University Press, 2012); and Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters (Yale University Press, 2014).BOOKMARK
“We Need More Vigorous Debate”: A Conversation with Michael S. Roth
Michael S. Roth discusses the challenges of promoting free speech on college campuses.
Is Safe-Enough Pragmatism Good Enough?
Richard Eldridge reviews “Safe Enough Spaces: A Pragmatist’s Approach to Inclusion, Free Speech, and Political Correctness on College Campuses.”