Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi will visit Lehman College on Monday,
May 24, to present the keynote address at the College's symposium
on "The Role of Women in World Peace and the Role of Men and Boys
in Gender Equity."
symposium is sponsored by Lehman College and the International Health
Awareness Network and is open to everyone in CUNY at no charge.
CUNY faculty, staff and students may register electronically, using
the CUNY registration form below.
addition to Mrs. Ebadi, the morning sessions (9:30 a.m. - noon)
will feature Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, who is U.N. Under-Secretary-General
and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked
Developing Countries and Small Island States, and Ambassador Olara
Otunnu, who is U.N. Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative
of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.
afternoon sessions (2-4 p.m.) will feature Dr. Michael Kimmel, Professor
of Sociology, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Dr. Vijaya
Melnick, First Vice President, International Health Awareness Network,
and Director, Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, The University
of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.; and Dr. Patricia
Fernández-Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department
of Sociology and Office of Population Research, Princeton University.
Following the presentations, the Bronx Repertory Company will present
a scene from "Lysistrata."
more information, call the Provost's Office at 718-960-8222.