Lear to Deliver Nuveen Lecture, April 26
Jonathan Lear, the John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy, has been selected to deliver the 2007 John Nuveen Lecture.
His Nuveen Lecture is titled "The Transformation of Courage."
A leading American philosopher whose work examines both Freud and the ancient Greek thinkers, Lear joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1996. Educated at Yale University, Cambridge University and Rockefeller University, Lear earned his Ph.D. in philosophy. He is a graduate of the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis and serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Before coming to the University, Lear was the Kingman Brewster professor of the humanities at Yale University and fellow and director of studies in philosophy at Clare College, Cambridge.
Please see http://divinity.uchicago.edu/alumni/awards/nuveen/ for more information on the Nuveen Lecture series.
Lear will deliver the Nuveen Lecture on Thursday, April 26, at 4:00 p.m. in Swift Lecture Hall (1025 East 58th Street). This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or special needs assistance, please contact Terren Ilana Wein at email@example.com or 773-702-8230.