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Tuesday, April 2
5:30 - 7pm MT
Wolf Law Room 204
Livestream and In-person
Moderated by: Ben Teitelbaum

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About the Event

Conversion is an experience but also a metaphor.  In Christian and post-Christian societies it affects the way we think about the self and how we might want to change; it also affects how we imagine society changing, in particular through the notion of revolution.  But is sudden, radical change really possible in human life?  And even if it is, should we desire it? 

About the Speaker

Mark Lilla is Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University and a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and other domestic and foreign publications.  His forthcoming book, Ignorance and Bliss: On Wanting Not to Know, will be published by Farrar Straus Giroux in the fall. For more information on Mark Lilla visit

Parking Information

Short term paid parking available in lots 404, 406, 415, or 423. More information or questions can be found on the Parking and Transportation website, or call 303-735-7275.