Dr. Judea Pearl of the Daniel Pearl Foundation to Speak at Edgerton Center of Performing

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DR. JUDEA PEARL OF THE DANIEL PEARL FOUNDATION TO SPEAK AT EDGERTON CENTER OF PERFORMING ARTS
Event is part of 2007-2008 Student Affairs Lecture Series

WHO:

Sacred Heart University’s Student Affairs Lecture Series will present Dr. Judea Pearl, noted scholar and father of slain Wall Street Journal reporter, Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered by Islamic extremists in Pakistan in 2002.

WHAT:

“Can We Talk Ourselves to Peace: Carving a Path For East-West Dialogue,” a lecture by Pearl, who is the president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, www.danielpearl.org. Pearl will speak about the Foundation he helped create in April 2002 “to continue Daniel’s life-work of dialogue and understanding and to address the root causes of his tragedy.” The Foundation sponsors journalism fellowships aimed at promoting honest reporting and East-West understanding, organizes worldwide concerts that promote inter-cultural respect, and sponsors public dialogues between Jews and Muslims to explore common ground and air grievances.

This event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for general admission. To purchase tickets, call 203-371-7846.

WHEN:

Monday, February 4, 2008 at 7 p.m.

WHERE:

Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, Connecticut

SPONSORS:

Sacred Heart University’s Office of Student Life and Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding