Entitled “Changing Foundations of Knowledge,” the 1998 annual meeting was hosted by New York University with the support of the Center for Media, Culture and History, the International Center for Advanced Studies, the Office of the Graduate Dean of Arts and Science, and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science. Alison Bernstein, the Vice President of Education, Media, Arts, and Culture at the Ford Foundation, was the keynote speaker at the opening session on Friday afternoon. The opening session on Saturday morning included presentations by John D’Arms, President of the American Council of Learned Societies, and Alberta Arthurs, formerly of the Rockefeller Foundation. Among others, Len Findlay, Director of the Humanities Research Institute at the Univ. of Saskatchewan, and Steven Shankman, Director of the Oregon Humanities Center, participated in a panel entitled “Diversifying Knowledge: Networks, Peripheries, Centers.”