Lecture series explores art, politics and human rights
4:33 p.m., March 3, 2004--UDs Du Pont Scholars Lecture Series, a program featuring four lectures by visiting speakers, will run from Wednesday, April 7, through Friday, May 14. Looking to the Future, Learning from the Past will cover topics ranging from art history to international affairs and will draw scholars from a variety of disciplines.
Now in its third year, the program is a collaboration among UDs
The schedule for the series follows:
The Return to Paradise: Brueghel and Rubens in Collaboration, with Elizabeth Honig, associate professor of European art at University of California, Berkley, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 205 Kirkbride Hall;
Appropriating Womens Issues in a Time of War: RAWA, Afghan Women and the Continued Need for Resistance, with Anne Brodsky, professor at the University of Maryland, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 15, 127 Memorial Hall;
Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: South Africa, 10 Years of Democracy, with Marianne Camerer, director of global access at the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 6, 127 Memorial Hall; and
On Some Human Rights, with Judith Thomson, professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 4 p.m., Friday, May 14, 125 Clayton Hall.
The lecture series is cosponsored by the UNIDEL Foundation, University Honors Program, Amnesty International, Center for International Studies, David Norton Memorial Lecture Fund, Makaguchi Foundation, 1955 Ethics Endowment Fund, SAGE, and the departments of Art History, Philosophy and Political Science and International Relations and the Womens Studies Interdisciplinary Program.
All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call Susan Katz at 831-1195.
Article by Becca Hutchinson
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