Parrish Lectures In American Studies Scheduled For March 29

March 23, 2000

Author Dr. Benjamin Barber, political consultant to national and world leaders including President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Senator Bill Bradley and President Roman Herzog of Germany, will be the featured speaker at two lectures on March 29 on the Baylor University campus.

Barber will discuss "The Art of Liberty: Educating for Citizenship in a Cynical Nation" at 3:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium. He will discuss "Global Citizens Were Global Consumers: Can Democracy Survive Globalization?" at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller Chapel in the Tidwell Bible Building.

Barber currently heads the Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He has authored 14 books including Strong Democracy, Marriage Voices and the recent international best seller Jlhad vs. McWorld.

Tom Z. Parrish of Waco established The Emmy Parrish Lectures in American Studies in 1991 to honor his wife, Emmy. The Parrish lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Don Greco, director of the American Studies program, at 710-6043.

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