Monday, September 29, 2014
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Dodd Center 162
Please join the Human Rights Institute for a talk by Dr. Elizabeth Samet titled "Reading and Writing War in a Sentimental Age." The lecture will begin at 12:30pm in the Dodd Center, room 162. Lunch will be served. To request reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities please contact Lyndsay Nalbandian.
Admission Fee: none
Professor Samet teaches English at West Point. She is the author of the widely discussed Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point, winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a selection for three "notable book of the year" lists: The New York Times, USA Today, and Christian Science Monitor. Professor Samet recently completed a Guggenheim Fellowship and will be speaking about her recent work on war writing. This seminar is co-organized with the Research Program on Humanitarianism.
Contact: Lyndsay Nalbandian, Lyndsay.Nalbandian@uconn.edu
Human Rights Institute (organizer), UConn Master Calendar