RIT Gannett Lecture Series Explores Citizen Activism
Citizen activism will be explored from multiple perspectives during the next Caroline Werner Gannett Lecture at Rochester Institute of Technology.
The presentation, Citizen Activists: Global and Local, will center on a panel of individuals who espouse and act upon their concerns. The event—free and open to the public—will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, in Webb Auditorium in the James E. Booth Building.
Panelists will include:
The Gannett lecture series at RIT is an integral part of Senior Seminar in the College of Liberal Arts. This thematic course required of all graduating seniors explores the theme, Globalization, Human Rights and Citizenship.
For more information, call 585-475-2057 or visit www.rit.edu/gannettseries.
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