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Democracy Today: Lessons from Dreyfus and Zola: Thursday, April 3, 2008
(10-MAR-08)

A forum and discussion featuring Professors Jean-Max Guieu (Georgetown Univ.) and Jeffrey Mehlman (Boston Univ.), two noted scholars of the Dreyfus Affair and of Emile Zola. Professors Guieu and Mehlman will discuss their scholarship on Dreyfus and Zola and its connections with contemporary questions relating to tolerance, anti-semitism, the press, the military, and the role of intellectuals in public life. This is the second annual event sponsored by the Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library. An exhibition of items from the Beitler Collection and reception will follow the discussion.

Time: 5:30PM
Place: Rosenwald Gallery, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
Free and open to the public (please bring photo ID).
More information: 215-898-7088.

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