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Wednesday, August 12 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Keynote Address: Exceptionalism, Provincialism and Globalization, and the World-Wide Web

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Exceptionalism, Provincialism and Globalization, and the World-Wide Web. Does learning a foreign language still matter in an era of globalization? Do the differences in the languages we speak, something so fundamental to our lives, divide us rather than unite us? Perhaps language learning is merely a necessary – but provisional – accommodation we must make on the path to a one harmoniously integrated world.

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Peter Bol

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, Harvard University
As Vice Provost, Peter K. Bol is responsible for guiding support and services for faculty to create the best, highest-quality 21st century learning and research environment, on-campus and online. Through his office, Bolhas budgetary oversight of HarvardX, the Harvard Initiative in... Read More →

Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:00am - 10:15am EDT
Sanders Theatre