St. Norbert College Miller Lecture Series to Feature Micheline Ishay

Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, October 2, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl, stef, 920-403-3089

Leading political philosopher and historian Micheline Ishay will present the Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater of the Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The lecture, "Changing Seasons in the Middle East: The Impact on Human Rights," is free and open to the public.

Ishay is Distinguished Professor of International Studies and Human Rights at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Ishay is especially known for her expertise in the study of human rights and has authored several books on the subject.

She has held visiting professorships at the University of Maryland's Center for Democracy Collaborative, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Professor Ishay's topic for this lecture, "Changing Seasons in the Middle East: The Impact on Human Rights," draws on her current book project, "The Levant Express: Revolutionary Transformations in the Middle East."

The Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding celebrates human dignity and encourages better understanding between people, promoting unity, communication and tolerance among different cultures, religions, ethnicities and traditions.

For more information, contact The Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice and Public Understanding at 920-403-3919 or nmc@snc.edu.