The Education Department is pleased to announce a new lecture for this summer called Bridges: Crossing Cultural Divides . The lecture, sponsored by Donald Loyd, long-time friend and supporter of Bay View, will discuss the areas of diversity and other cultural issues facing our society. The event takes place on July 11, at 7:00 p.m. in Voorhies Hall with the selected speaker, Dr. John Corvino, Professor and Chairman of the Philosophy Department at Wayne State University in Detroit. This author/lecturer is the recipient of several awards including the 2012 Professor of the Year Award from the Presidents Council of the State Universities of Michigan and a 2004 Spirit of Detroit Award. Corvino’s specific focus in the lecture is “Conversation Stoppers and the Culture Wars.” The program is open to the public and donations at the door will be greatly appreciated and are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
The speaker is Kevin Boyle who is the William Smith Mason Professor of American History at Northwestern University whose book Arc of Justice won the National Book Award for Nonfiction and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History.
Professor Boyle is currently working on a new book, The Splendid Dead: An American Ordeal, which centers around the story of the infamous anarchists, Sacco and Vanzetti. It is to be published by Houghton Mifflin. He will be discussing the societal impact of the people, places, and events of the 60’s decade.
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