The Return of Creativity?: Literary vs. Innovation Theory

Christopher Newfield, UC Santa Barbara

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Heritage Room, Shriver Center
Reception to follow

Sponsored by the Humanities Center
For more information, contact Tim Melley

Christopher Newfield is Professor of literature and American studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Much of his research is in Critical University Studies, which links his enduring concern with humanities teaching to the study of how higher education continues to be re-shaped by industry and other economic forces. His most recent books on this subject are Unmaking the Public University: The Forty Year Assault on the Middle Class and Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980. He also writes for the Huffington Post, Inside Higher Ed, and the Chronicle of Higher Education.