Why Intellectual Work Matters: Hertog Conversations with Zena Hitz

Zena Hitz

Hertog Foundation | 2020

In this conversation, Zena Hitz discusses the character and effects of intellectual work and its present challenges. Drawing from a rich history—both far and near—of intellectual lives as well as her own journey in education, Ms. Hitz meditates on what distinguishes intellectual work from other kinds of work and reflects on the role this work plays in our communities and in the development of our character.

This conversation was recorded via Zoom on June 18, 2020, and was moderated by Mary Elizabeth Halper (Hertog Foundation). This conversation was part of the 2020 Political Studies Program.

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