Purdue professor, author to speak March 16

Sandor Goodhart, a professor of English and Jewish studies at Purdue University, will speak Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. in Room 130 of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University.

Sandor Goodhart

His presentation is titled “Death and After Death, the Primacy of the Ethical in a Time of Disaster” and is free and open to the public.

The discussion is part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series and co-sponsored by the Honors College, Office of Intercultural Affairs and the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

Goodhart is the author of five books on literature, philosophy and Jewish studies, a founding board member of the North American Levinas Society and a former president of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion. He is the author of more than 90 essays.

For more information about this lecture or the series, contact John Whitmire at jwhitmire@email.wcu.edu or 828-227-7262.