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The Engagements Lecture Series

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Event Type(s): Education, Literary
Organization: The Paramount Theater
Description: The University of Virginia’s College of Arts & Sciences Presents: The Engagements Lecture Series featuring Danielle Allen

The University of Virginia’s College of Arts & Sciences returns to The Paramount for the Engagement Lecture Series featuring author and Harvard Professor Danielle Allen.

Danielle Allen is a compelling analyst of history and contemporary events and a leader in higher education. She is currently Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University as well as Professor in Harvard’s Department of Government and Graduate School of Education. Before joining Harvard, she was UPS Foundation Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the first African American faculty member to be appointed to the Institute that was Einstein’s home for two decades. She is also a contributing columnist for the Washington Post.

Allen is the author of six books, including Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, which won the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians and the Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Prize for Nonfiction and CUZ :The Life and Times of Michael A. (2017)

She is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the American Philosophical Society and a 2001 winner of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
Address: 215 E. Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Contact Name: The Paramount Theater
Contact Phone: 434.979.1333
Contact Email: info@theparamount.net
Date: Thursday, 2/1/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
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