Blau Advocates Human Rights Without Borders

October 4, 2007

Human rights activist and sociologist Dr. Judith Blau will discuss “Human Rights and the U.S. Constitution” with a focus on the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights as part of Mary Baldwin University’s Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Doenges Visiting Artist/Scholar Series. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. October 18.

“By its very nature, human rights is interdisciplinary,” reads Blau’s Web page at University of North Carolina. As chair of the undergraduate minor in social and economic justice at UNC and in her previous professional appointments Blau has examined sociological trends from unique angles in a variety of environments. The titles of books she has authored and edited number in the dozens