Humanities Archive

Williams to speak on ethics, law and race at WFU April 5

March 21, 2001  |   Events, Humanities, Speakers

Editor’s note: This event was originally scheduled in March and has been rescheduled. Patricia J. Williams, professor of law at Columbia University, will speak about ethics, law and race April 5 at Wake Forest University. She will speak at 5:30 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium as part of the university’s Year of Ethics […]

Speaker series will explore medical issues in the black community

March 16, 2001  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Humanities

Wake Forest University faculty and several local physicians will lead programs about medical issues in the black community March 21-23 as part of the university’s Year of Ethics and Honor. The series is free and open to the public. Each event will be held at the university’s Nia House, located at 1210 Polo Rd. The […]

WFU president to lead discussion on ethics and honor March 22

March 6, 2001  |   Events, Humanities, Speakers

Wake Forest University President Thomas K. Hearn Jr. will lead a discussion on moral philosophy with James Rachels, a professor of philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, on March 22 at 4 p.m. The event is part of Wake Forest’s Year of Ethics and Honor and is free and open to the public. […]

WFU lecture series to focus on moral value and human diversity

February 26, 2001  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Humanities, Speakers

Robert Audi will present the A.C. Reid Lectures at Wake Forest University on March 20, 27 and April 10 and 17. This year’s lecture series, titled, “Moral Value and Human Diversity,” is part of the 2000-2001 Year of Ethics and Honor event series at Wake Forest. The events are free and open to the public. […]

Public invited to talk on transnational intervention Nov. 10 at Wake Forest University

October 30, 2000  |   Arts & Culture, Humanities, Speakers, University Announcement

Wake Forest University will host a program about transnational intervention on Nov. 10 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The event is titled, “Going Beyond Ourselves: The Ethics of Transnational Humanitarian Intervention,” and is part of the university’s 2000-2001 Year of Ethics and Honor. It is free and open to the […]

‘Schindler’s List’ survivor to speak at Wake Forest University

October 26, 2000  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Humanities, International, Speakers, University Announcement

“Schindler’s List” survivor and documentary filmmaker Zev Kedem will share his true story of survival, camaraderie and courage at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9, in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. As an 11-year-old boy, Kedem was one of 1,100 Jews whose life was saved by Nazi industrialist […]

Rise of Austria’s far-right party focus of lecture at Wake Forest

October 18, 2000  |   Events, Humanities, International, Speakers

G¸nter Haika, a Viennese language instructor, will lecture on the rise of Jeorg Haider, leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party, at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. In his lecture, “How to Be a Demagogue: Haider’s Unwanted Rise to Power,” Haika will discuss last […]

Kilbourne to present program on images of women in advertising at Wake Forest Sept. 27

September 22, 2000  |   Arts & Culture, Humanities, Speakers

Lecturer and author Jean Kilbourne will present a program about women’s images in advertising at Wake Forest University’s Brendle Recital Hall Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Kilbourne is an expert on addictions, gender issues and the media. She has been internationally recognized for her work on alcohol and tobacco advertising, and on images of women […]

Wake Forest University opens women’s studies library

September 5, 2000  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Humanities, University Announcement

A four-year-long project to create a women’s studies library at Wake Forest University becomes reality today. The Women’s Studies Library opened Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. The new library, located in C113 Tribble Hall, is home to 450 books, more than 70 compact discs and 25 videos. It is furnished with desks, a couch and […]

Out Front Program Focus of Talk

February 1, 1999  |   Events, Humanities, Speakers

Michael Heflin will discuss Amnesty International’s OUT FRONT program on lesbian and gay rights worldwide on Monday, Feb. 8, at Wake Forest University. The free and public lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Heflin is the director of OUT FRONT, an Amnesty International program focused on gay, […]

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