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					The Southern Connecticut State University Office of Academic Affairs,
and

The Women’s Center and the Anthropology Department
in collaboration with the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Health and Human Services, the Departments of English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy and Public Health, as well as The Honors College, Women’s Studies, SCSU Amnesty International and the SCSU First -Year Experience Program

are pleased to present

Eric Reeves
Professor of English Language and Literature, Smith College
who will give a lecture entitled:

Genocide in Darfur
Tuesday September 18, 2007
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Engleman Hall A120 Reception to follow in EN B 121 (A and B)
Eric Reeves, a professor at Smith College, has written and published extensively on Sudan for the past eight years. He is the author of a new book entitled A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide. He has served as a researcher and consultant to numerous human rights and humanitarian organizations working in Sudan, and has testified formally on Sudan in a variety of governmental fora, including several Congressional hearings. His publications have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald Tribune, and major American metropolitan newspapers, as well as international newspapers and journals. Longer essays on Sudan have appeared in Dissent, The Nation, Human Rights Review and African Studies Review. He serves on the Advisory Board of the US Committee for Refugees (Washington, DC); the Board of Advisors for Genocide Watch and The International Campaign to End Genocide; the Board of Advisors to the Darfur Peace and Development Association; and is a director of the “Schools for Sudan” initiative. He is regularly asked to provide expert commentary on Sudan to the BBC, Radio France International, PBS, NPR, as well as to the major international news services and the foreign correspondents for a wide range of newspaper publications. He is also presently at work on a book-length study of American and international policy responses to Sudan over the last decade. He maintains the groundbreaking website: http://www.sudanreeves.org/ A limited number of Dr. Reeves’ book, A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide, will be available for purchase and signing.

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Supported by the Office of Faculty Development
For further information contact Katie Cushman Graduate Intern, Women's Center Southern Connecticut State University (203) 392-5786 cushmank2@southernct.edu Coordinated by Professor David Pettigrew x26778, pettigrewd1@southerct.edu


				
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