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Sackler Distinguished Lecture featuring Kerry Kennedy

Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights will be the featured speaker at the twentieth Sackler Distinguished Lecture. Ms. Kennedy established RFK Human Rights in 1986 as the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and has devoted her life to vindication of equal justice, to the promotion and protection of basic rights, and to the preservation of the rule of law. Lecture will be preceded by a dramatic reading of excerpts from the play Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark by Ariel Dorfman based on the book by Kerry Kennedy with photographs by Eddie Adams. Schedule: 4:00 p.m. Reception, 5:00 p.m. Performance and Lecture. Presented in collaboration with Community Outreach, the Humanities Institute, and the School of Fine Arts.

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Contact: Anne Hill, 860-486-1038, rsvp@uconn.edu

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