In this talk, delivered at TEDx Upper West Side on April 26, 2016, Diana Senechal criticizes our cultural emphasis on takeaways, "the pocketable answer, the successful transaction, the surety squeezed from things unsure." With examples ranging from algebra to Hamlet to theatre reviews, she makes a passionate, reasoned case for doubt and questioning.
Matthew Crawford and Diana Senechal deliver talks and engage in dialogue at the 2015 Education Forum, hosted by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Lincoln School. Moderator: Claudia Allums.
Three Hiett Prize winners—Mark Oppenheimer, James McWilliams, and Diana Senechal—discuss the future of the humanities.
In February 2014, Diana Senechal spoke about solitude and learning in the series "'Civil' Society? On the Future Prospects of Meaningful Dialogue," hosted by the University of Florida's Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere.