Prof. Zena Hitz (St. John’s College), “The Uses of Useless Learning”

Posted On April 15, 2021
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Please join us for a virtual seminar, “The Uses of Useless Learning,”

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Event Recording

Featuring Dr. Zena Hitz, of St John’s College


Mon April 19, 2021, 12:30-1:45 PM ET


Free registration at


For questions, contact Donna C. Hardaway, [email protected]


This event is part of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics spring 2021 speaker series, “Ethical dialogues across the virtual university – multidisciplinary perspectives”.


Speaker Bio:

Zena Hitz is the author of LOST IN THOUGHT (2020). Her essays defending liberal education and learning for its own sake have appeared in New Statesman, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Tablet (UK), First Things, Modern Age and the Washington Post. Trained in classical philosophy, she is now a tutor at St. John’s College in Annapolis, where she teaches across the liberal arts.