Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Prof. Brandeis joins panel discussion on "The Social Contract Today" at campus bookstore special event Feb 27

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice faculty, is on the faculty panel for, "The Social Contract Today," a presentation of the  UAA Campus Bookstore Special Events Series, on Monday, February 27, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Campus Bookstore.

The panel will address where we are today in America in light of new laws and rulings that challenge the rights and protections of citizens under the U.S. Constitution. Issues such as the National Defense Authorization Act, Citizens United, Wiki Leaks trial, and government control of the Internet will be highlighted.

Other faculty panelists include Dr. Alan Boraas, Department of Anthropology; Dr. Terry Kelly, Philosophy Department; and Dr. Scott Gavorsky, Department of History. Prof. Paola Banchero, Chair, Department of Journalism and Public Communications will serve as moderator.

The event is free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public.  Parking is free in the lot by the bookstore for this event.

Questions? Contact Rachel Epstein, Events Coordinator, UAA Campus Bookstore at 786-4782 or anre@uaa.alaska.edu.