This program is part of a series of events related to the New York Public Libraryexhibition—and here forgive me, I have a lisp so it’s very hard for me to say this word— Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, on view in the Gottesman Exhibition Hall of this library until February the 27th of this year. If you have not visited this magnificentexhibition, please do it. It is free and open to the public, and it is truly magnificent. Our next program in this series is with Reza Aslan, Shirin Neshat, and others in a programentitled Three Faiths in the Form of a Fugue, and that’s on Friday January 28th. OnFebruary 18th, again in this series, Mark Salzman will deliver a lecture performanceentitled An Atheist in Free Fall, all part, as I said, of this exhibition of related programsgenerously supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. So thank you verymuch to the Carnegie Corporation.
Coming up this spring, LIVE from the New York Public Library also presents other programs. We are copresenting thanks to Guy Walter from the Villa Gillet in Lyons andthanks to Marin Karmitz, the president of the Conseil de la Création artistique, a festivalentitled Walls and Bridges, which gets its name from Isaac Newton’s quotation, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” From Thursday January 27th to SaturdayJanuary 29th you will be able to hear for instance Glenn Lowry, the director of MOMAtalk with Jean-Pierre Dupuy about the Perils and Pleasures of Deception, WayneKoestenbaum, Laura Kipnis, and Cécile Guilbert discuss a culture of celebrity, JeffreyRosen and Mirielle Delmas-Marty about the state of surveillance and the end of privacy.Philip Gourevitch and Scott Atran talk about the New Faces of the Enemy. MairaKalman, Lemony Snicket, and Barbara Cassin discuss an all-important idea, concept,