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Venues: Provost’s House, 35 Hillhouse Avenue (Thursday)
Slifka Chapel, Slifka Center for Jewish Life, 80 Wall Street (Thursday keynote, Friday)

Day 1 – Thursday, February 21

8:30-9:00am Breakfast  Provost’s House (35 Hillhouse Avenue)
9:00-9:15am Introduction  Mordechai Levy-Eichel (Yale)
9:15-10:30am Panel I What is learning? What is education?
 Chair:  Yingqi (Ariel) Tang (Yale)
 Jeffrey Guhin (UCLA)

 Samuel Rocha (British Columbia)

 Milton Gaither (Messiah College)

 Stephanie Almeida Nevin (Yale)

10:30-10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am-12:00pm Panel II The Origins of the American Research University
 Chair:  George Levesque (Yale)
 Adam Nelson (Wisconsin-Madison)

 Stuart Leslie (Johns Hopkins)

 Emily Levine (North Carolina-Greensboro)

 Mordechai Levy-Eichel (Yale)

12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-3:00pm  Panel III The History of Graduate School, the Divisions of Knowledge, and the Spread of the Research Paradigm
 Chair:  Travis Ross (Yale)
 Kristine Haugen (Caltech)

 Emily Rutherford (Columbia)

 John Langbein (Yale)

 Jamila Elnashef (Yale)

3:00-4:30pm  Break
4:30-5:00pm  Reception  Slifka Chapel, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life (80 Wall Street)
 5:00pm  Keynote  Anthony T. Grafton (Princeton)
“Education in Another Century: A Memoir with Morals”
 6:45pm Conference Dinner (participants only)  Sitar Indian Restaurant (45 Grove Street)

Day 2 – Friday, February 22

8:30-9:00am Breakfast  Slifka Chapel, Slifka Center for Jewish Life (80 Wall Street)
9:30-10:45am Panel IV What is Research? Research Before, Alongside, and Outside the University
 Chair:  Jacqueline Vayntrub (Yale)
 Micha Perry (Yale)

 Travis Ross

 Kelsey Kaufmann

10:45-11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am-12:30pm  Roundtable
 Chair:  Anthony T. Grafton
 Benjamin Schmidt (Northeastern)

 Leonard Cassuto (Fordham)