Christopher Hitchens Lecture on Freedom of Speech at Denison
Date of Event: September 15, 2009
Posted: September 4, 2009
Christopher Hitchens, a journalist, political commentator and literary critic, will present the lecture “Freedom of Speech” at 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 15, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Author and editor of a number of books on politics and religion, including “God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything” and “A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq,” Hitchens has contributed to publications, such as The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, and The New York Review of Books. He regularly speaks on television and radio shows as a political observer.
The lecture is co-sponsored by the Denison Secular Student Alliance, the Denison Lecture Series, the Roosevelt Institution, the Denison Biology Society, the Denison University Free Trade Alliance, Denison Democrats, the Student Activities Office and the departments of communication, philosophy, political science and sociology/anthropology.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Christopher Hitchens lecture: “Freedom of Speech” at 8 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 15, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. For information contact 740-587-6394, or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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