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Professor and Author Martha Nussbaum to Deliver Marks Lecture

Professor Martha Nussbaum, an internationally-recognized philosopher and award-winning author, will present the Isaac Marks Memorial Lecture at the College of Law on Monday, January 28, 2013, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Ares Auditorium (Room 164). Her topic will be “The New Religious Intolerance.”

Prof. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, appointed in the Law School and in the Philosophy Department. She is an Associate in the Classics Department, the Divinity School; and the Political Science Department; a Member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies; and a Board Member of the Human Rights Program. Her studies have focused on ancient Greek philosophy; ethics; global justice; the emotions – including shame, disgust, and fear; animal rights; and religion.

The Annual Marks Memorial Lecture was established in 1979 by Selma Skora Paul Marks and the late Judge Jack Marks. They endowed the lecture series in memory of his father, Isaac Marks.

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis, and is limited. To learn more and to guarantee a seat, please see There will be a short reception immediately following the lecture.


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