WORLDWISE Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series: Anthony Romero



The next guest speaker for the WORLDWISE Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series will be held tomorrow Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:30pm in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Anthony Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union and the nation’s premier defender of civil and human rights will be the guest speaker for this lecture series. He was named one of TIME magazine’s 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America. Under his leadership, the ACLU has challenged racial profiling, torture and abuse of detainees in U.S. custody, private ownership of human genes, and threats to basic freedoms during times of crisis. He is both the first Latino and openly gay man to serve in that capacity, and the first member of his family to graduate from high school. He is also a graduate of Stanford Law School and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs.

The event is FREE, but you have to reserve tickets for general seating online through the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center or by phone 301.405.ARTS.

AMST is proud to announce that our very own Dr. Perla Guerrero will be moderating the talk. In addition, Anthony Romero will be speaking about his professional trajectory and why he has chosen this career path in an event open to all students from 2:30-4:00pm in 4116 Susquehanna Hall (Student Lounge).