A member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Delbanco was chosen as the 2003 New York State Scholar of the Year by the New York Council for the Humanities. He is a trustee of the National Humanities Center and of the Library of America, has served as vice president of PEN American Center, and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Delbanco will be introduced by James G. Neal, University Librarian and Vice President for Information Services. The book signing and a reception from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. will follow the program in Butler Library, Room 523. To attend the lecture, please respond to email@example.com or 212-854-4768.
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