Friday, March 11, 2016

2016 Presidential Professor Lecture

Please join us Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 for the Presidential Professor Lecture presented by Dr. Andrew Buchwalter
Lecture - 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Reception - 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom, Room 3703

Are all humans afforded universal human rights, and on what basis are these rights realized? Presidential Professor, Dr. Andrew Buchwalter will address this question and present a novel intercultural approach to the question of why some human rights are universal. In his presentation, he will contrast the intercultural approach with previous approaches, which emphasize human nature and political state rights. The intercultural approach argues universal human rights from intercultural interactions and histories of the world’s peoples. Come and enjoy the presentation and discussion about the validity of universal human rights. A reception will follow the lecture.

There will be a Student Panel hosted by the Interfaith Center at 5:00 p.m. in the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery.

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