jueves, 8 de marzo de 2012

Why We Can't Understand Greek Drama

 Mary Lefkowitz, who was the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Wellesley College from 1979 until her retirement in 2005, is one of the best-known classical scholars in this country. In her recent work, Lefkowitz has sought to restore the gods to their original and frequently misunderstood role in ancient narratives. According to The New York Times Book Review, the “thought-provoking Greek Gods, Human Lives (2003) is precisely an attempt to write the gods back into Greek myths.



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Why We Can't Understand Greek Drama

Deportation, Migration, and Human Rights: Interdisciplinary Theory and Practice

Ali Noorani, Dora Schriro
The Center’s Post-Deportation Human Rights Project hosted an interdisciplinary conference on deportation, migration, and human rights. The video shows the conference’s keynote speakers Mr. Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, and Dr. Dora Schriro, commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction, discuss comprehensive immigration reform. 

Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, and Dora Schriro, commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction, discuss comprehensive immigration reform during this conference hosted by the Center for Human Rights and International Justice’s Post-Deportation Human Rights Project.

Daniel Kanstroom, professor of law and director of the International Human Rights Program at Boston College, provides introductory remarks. Noorani and Schriro answer questions from the audience at the end of the program.


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Format: Lecture
Length: 91 minutes