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Martha Nussbaum: Fear, Anger, Democracy: Our Need for the Liberal Arts

Wednesday, February 13 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago and has worked on political emotions and the capabilities approach. Recent publications include Creating Capabilities (2012) and Anger and Forgiveness (2016).  In 2018, she published The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis (2018) on fear, anger, and hope in our current American political moment. Nussbaum identifies the liberal arts as one “practice of hope.” Among her awards are the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy (2016) and the Don M. Randel Prize for Achievement in the Humanities, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2018). She delivered the Jefferson Lecture for the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2017.

Sponsored by the Lowell Humanities Series and the Institute for the Liberal Arts.

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Sustainable Peace Cafés
Session I: Nourishment for the Body and Soul

Wednesday, February 21 * 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Braun Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School

What forms of nourishment bring you inner peace and comfort? Is there a particular food or drink that brings you closer to the people around you, your home, your community, or your identity? Join us to share food and stories by the fireplace surrounded by peers and companions. You are welcome to bring a recipe or a food-story to share. The Sustainable Peace Initiative is hosted by the Center for Religions and the Practice of Peace at the Harvard Divinity School

Space is limited and an RSVP is required. If you wish to attend, RSVP today at rpp.hds.harvard.edu/sustainable-peace.

Questions? Email rpp@hds.harvard.edu

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