The University of Chicago | Department of History | Lurcy Lecture
Humble Mediocrity: The Moral Treatment of Ambition During the Early Nineteenth Century
Javier Moscoso, Lurcy Visiting Professor and Professor, Spanish National Research Council
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 4:00 PM
Reception to follow
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 213 new members on April 20, 2016. They include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Among those elected into this newest class of distinguished members are five University of Chicago faculty members: David Nirenberg, Ali Hortaçsu, Dr. Joshua A. Frieman, Theaster Gates Jr., and Michael Sells. Two of the UChicago elects are Social Scietists.