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Morgan Meis


    • PhD The New School for Social Research
    • MA New School for Social Research

    • B.A. Eugene Lang College, 1994.

    • Greek Institute: Intensive summer course learning to read ancient Greek, 1995.

    • Latin Institute: Summer-Fall 1996 intensive course to read Latin.

    Recent Activities

    • Participant in Brooklyn Book Festival. Brooklyn, NY. 2014.
    • Participant in PEN International Literary Festival. New York City. 2014.


    Awards & Fellowships

    • Whiting Award. New York City. 2013.
    • Andy Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writer's Grant. New York City. 2009.



    • Weekly or Bi-Weekly essays for The Smart Set at Drexel University. These writings can be found online at and are too numerous to list individually. 2007-present.

    • Occasional essays written as "Monday Musings" for 3 Quarks Daily, where I am also an editor. A listing of these essays can be found here: 2005-present
    • “Frank Lloyd Wright Tried to Solve the City,” in The New Yorker (online). May 22, 2014.
    • “The Miraculousness of the Commonplace: Remembering Arthur Danto,” in n+1. November 11, 2013.