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join us in our Distinguished Speaker Series on February 25, in MLC, Room 148. The lecture will start at 5:00 p.m and be followed by a Q&A session.
In his DSS lecture,
Dr. Soltes will talk about making peace in and with the world and the role of social movement on achieving world peace. His talk will explore the
ways of the process of
dialogue for bringing morality into all facets of life and putting effort in turning ideas into actions for making living together and a peaceful world possible.
Dr. Soltes is a professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and currently teaches
philosophy, theology and art history. He has spent a lifetime wrestling with questions that resonate through the
history of the human experience. His dynamic teaching, lecturing, curating and writing reflect a broad series of interests and a unique ability to combine them in unusual ways that are thought-provoking and both challenging and intellectually exciting.
He has been interviewed for a score of programs on archaeological, religious, art, literary and historical topics on CNN, the History Channel and Discovery Channel. For seven years, Dr. Soltes was Director and Chief Curator of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, where he created over 80 exhibitions focusing on aspects of history, ethnography and contemporary art. As Director of the National Jewish Museum he co-founded the Holocaust Art Restitution Project and has spent ten years researching and consulting on the issue of Nazi-plundered art. Dr. Soltes has over 200 publications —books, articles, and catalogue essays— including Eight Thousand Years of Georgian Art; Fixing the World: Jewish American Painters in the Twentieth Century; Our Sacred Signs: How Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Art Draw from the Same Source.
When: February 25, at 5:00 p.m
Where: MLC, 148
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07 Apr 2014 - Distinguished Speaker Series