What kind of person is our education system designed to create? Best-selling author and award-winning essayist William Deresiewicz discusses the failures of our higher education system, how it mis-conditions our elite, and fails to value the humanities, as well as his latest collection of essays, “The End of Solitude.”

Sign up for our event with Bill via Zoom in 1 week! https://jmp.princeton.edu/events/college-kids-are-not-ok-and-what-do-about-it-conversation-william-deresiewicz-end-solitude

More on Bill Deresiewicz: https://billderesiewicz.com/

His book, “The End of Solitude”: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250858641/the-end-of-solitude

His book, “Excellent Sheep”: https://billderesiewicz.com/books/excellent-sheep/

His recent piece on secularism: https://salmagundi.skidmore.edu/articles/360-disenchantment-and-dogma

Jean Anyon’s article on how our education system enforces social class: https://www.jstor.org/stable/1179509

Nicholas Kristof’s educational advice in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/07/opinion/sunday/student-success-advice.html

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