Past Event

The Howard Tullman Lecture in Humanities and Business: A Conversation with Slava Rubin

Now more than ever, our business culture celebrates change. Leaders in fields from technology to education are hailing “disruption” as the key to innovation and growth.

 Slava RubinJoin Illinois Humanities for an exciting conversation with Slava Rubin, co-founder and CEO of pioneering “crowdfunding” website Indiegogo, and Lisa Yun Lee, Director of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, about the role of entrepreneurship and technological change in our society and culture.

How can technology fuel creativity and innovation in business, the arts, and public life? What does the rise of crowdfunding suggest about the future of social media in the global economy and in our democracy?

This program is presented in honor of Howard Tullman, recipient of the 2015 Public Humanities Award.

This event is free and open to the public. However, registration is required and can be made online.

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