Lecture

Deborah Lipstadt: "The Holocaust: An American Understanding 1945-2015"

Deborah Lipstadt, Emory

Lipstadt-w.jpgDeborah Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University presents "The Holocaust: An American Understanding 1945-2015"

Lipstadt was appointed by Presidents Clinton and Obama to successive terms on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. A BBC film adaptation of her 2006 book, "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," is currently in development.

Georges C. Benjamin: "Becoming the Healthiest Nation: A Public Health Approach"

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Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, presents "Becoming the Healthiest Nation: A Public Health Approach" as the College of Public Health's 10th Anniversary Lecture.

Benjamin is one of the nation's most influential physician leaders and leads the American Public Health Association's push to make America the healthiest nation in one generation.

Bob Inglis: "The Climate Conscience of a Conservative"

Bob Inglis.jpgInglis is a former South Carolina congressman and co-founder of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative, which promotes free-enterprise solutions to climate challenges.

Sponsored by the Division of Biological Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Public Health, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia Initiative for Climate and Society, Odum School of Ecology and the School of Public and International Affairs.

"I Am Trayvon Martin: Hoodies Up—How One Case Changed a Nation and Ignited the World."

The University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies will present "I Am Trayvon Martin: Hoodies Up—How One Case Changed a Nation and Ignited the World." The lecture by UGA alumna and civil rights advocate Jasmine Rand will be Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. in the UGA Chapel.

Founder of Rand Law LLC and an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, Rand is a practicing attorney and international legal analyst known for her representation of the Martin family. She is the attorney of record for the family of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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