DescriptionHeld on 12 January 2016, William Deresiewicz gave a public lecture on the purpose of a liberal arts education.
Deresiewicz is an award-winning essayist and critic, and the best-selling author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and The Way to a Meaningful Life. He was a professor of English at Yale for ten years and a graduate instructor at Columbia for five. His essay “The Disadvantages of an Elite Education” has been viewed over one million times online.CreatorYale-NUS CollegeDate12-JAN-2016FormatVideoContributorWilliam DeresiewiczLanguageEnglishLength01:27:30EventPresident's Speaker SeriesPublisherYale-NUS CollegeLocationSingapore
Yale-NUS College, President's Speaker Series - William Deresiewicz (12-JAN-2016). Yale-NUS College Digital Archives, accessed 10/06/2023, https://collegedigitalarchives.yale-nus.edu.sg/nodes/view/10736