Kwame Anthony Appiah
|Time:||5:30 pm to 7:00 pm|
|Location:||Severance Hall - 11001 Euclid Avenue|
|Registration:||Registration is Closed.|
This year’s keynote speaker is philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of "Cosmopolitanism" and "The Honor Code". His free lecture will discuss the evolving concepts of honor and morality.
Appiah is the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He is also the president of the PEN American Center, the internationally acclaimed literary and human rights association.
He is a 2012 National Humanities Medal winner, and in 2007, "Cosmopolitanism" won the Arthur Ross Book Award, the most significant prize given to a book on international affairs. In 2009, he was featured in the documentary Examined Life, and was named one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 public intellectuals.
President Barbara R. Snyder will open this year’s lecture with a welcome and introduction. The hour-long lecture will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A.
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