September 26, 2007

John K. Roth, the Robert and Carolyn Frederick Distinguished Visiting Professor of Ethics at DePauw University will lecture on the Holocaust at 8:00 p.m. tonight in Hays Hall, Room 104. The title of his lecture is “Forgiveness? Reflections on Ethics after the Holocaust.” His lecture is free and open to the public.

Aside from his one year visiting professorship at DePauw, Roth is the Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, where he is the founding director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights. He is the author, co-author, or editor of more than forty books, and the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees.