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Thursday4:30 PM‘Reexamining (Euro) Modernist Idylls’
The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Harvard professor Rajani Kanth presenting “Reexaming (Euro) Modernist Idylls: The Ignis Fatuus of Democracy.”
Kanth, a professor organisation at Harvard University, is an economist, philosopher, and social thinker. Though born in India, he is a U.S. citizen and has resided overseas for most of his life. His major research interests lie in the fields of economics, social theory and policy, and women’s issues. For more than three decades, he has taught in the areas of anthropology, sociology, political science, history, economics, and philosophy. Kanth currently serves as the trustee of the World Peace Congress that he founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2007. He has also served as an advisor to the United Nations in New York, aside from being on the faculty of major universities around the world.
Denison University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program, in coordination with academic department and student organization partners, presents the 2016-2017 Laura C. Harris Symposium. The year-long symposium will host speakers and artists to discuss the theme “Making Just Democracies?” which seeks an emergence of dialogue and action that work toward democratizing subjects and objects – natures and cultures – into a collective embrace.Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Lecture Hall, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023Open to Public: YesSponsored By: Laura C. Harris SymposiumPrice/Tickets: FREEEvent Contact: Ann Caldwell, 740-587-6297