Americas global stature Levinson
For some, America means equality and opportunity, for others
it is an empire eroding their own societies, while others are
ambivalent. Three of the worlds most provocative observers
of global issues will speak on America in the World
public event features Lionel Jospin, former prime minister of
France; political scientist Samuel Huntington of Harvard; and
Robert D. Kaplan, journalist and author of nine books on international
will give the keynote talk at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 in Alumni Hall. Jospin
and Kaplan will speak in Old Cabell Hall auditorium Nov. 8 at
9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., respectively, followed by a noon discussion
with all three symposium participants.
by the Center on Religion and Democracy, the program marks the
inaugural Levinson Lectures on Religion, Culture, and Social Theory.
(Webcast at http://religionanddemocracy.lib.virginia.edu/)