College of Liberal Arts

Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series: "War, Violence, and the Humanities"

Tuesday Mar 1, 2011 7:30 PM | Avaya Auditorium, ACES, room 2.302

Stephen Sonnenberg with Humanities Institute Director Pauline Strong
Stephen Sonnenberg with Humanities Institute Director Pauline Strong

Part of the Distinguished Visiting Lecure Series: "War, Violence, and the Humanities", The Humanities Institute proudly bring a discussion with the topic "There Are No Bystanders When We Are at War" led by Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg.

Sonnenberg, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, specializes in interdisciplinary research on war, violence, psychic trauma, and post traumatic psychological disorders. He will draw upon this experience to lead a discussion on this timely topic for a varied audience.

Sonnenberg teaches as the Baylor College of Medicine. He participated as a Humanities Institute Faculty Fellow in Spring 2010 and organized the wildly popular Humanities Institute series, "Teaching Our Teenagers to Think About War and Peace." He currently teaches at the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. Sonnenberg is a Founding Member of the Humanities Institute Director's Circle.

For more about the faculty fellows, read the story "Breaking Down the Walls."

The event is free and open to the public. Discussion and reception to follow/No RSVP required. For more information, contact:


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