Events
 

Making Monsters: War Crimes and Ordinary Men

Lecture on war and violence
Feb 28, 2011
12:20 PM to 01:25 PM
102 Kern Building

James Dawes, Macalester College

James Dawes is a Professor of English and American Literature, Chair of the Macalester College English Department, and the Founder and Director of the Program in Human Rights and Humanitarianism. Some of his published work includes That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity (Harvard University Press, 2007) and The Language of War (Harvard University Press, 2002)

Professor Dawes’s visit is a part of the series “Violence, Conflict, and Dialogue: Perspectives on Global Communication,” sponsored by the Center for Global Studies, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Latin American Studies program, the Department of Spanish Italian & Portuguese, the Social Thought Program, The Rock Ethics Institute, the Center for Democratic Deliberation, and the Center for American Literary Studies. Throughout the spring semester, various speakers will be invited to Penn State to present interdisciplinary views on this broad topic.


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