Historian to discuss origins of
What can we learn about human rights today by looking at
the 18th century? The Spring 2003 Page-Barbour Lecturer, UCLA
history professor Lynn Hunt, will examine the topic in three talks
March 25-27 at U.Va., listed below. Past president of the American
Historical Association, she has specialized in the French Revolution,
gender history, cultural history and historiography. Her current
research focuses on the origins of human rights in the 18th century.
Revolutionary Origins of Human Rights
March 25, 125 Minor Hall, 5-7 p.m.
and the Suffering Body
March 26, 125 Minor Hall, 5-7 p.m.
March 27, 108 Clark Hall, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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