Event Date: Thursday, November 5th 2015, 7:00pm
Dr. William O’Neill, Associate Professor of Social Ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU), will deliver the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, “A Terrible Beauty: Reimagining Human Rights.”
In nonwestern usage, “rights talk” is less talk about individual rights than the talk that rights make possible, such as the victims’ testimony in the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Here rights become "a mouth to tell of suffering,” letting us see and redress the suffering and passion of the world.
Marianne Farina, Associate Professor of...