Philosophy lecture to follow Gandhi’s Global Legacy student awards

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Philosophy lecture to follow Gandhi’s Global Legacy student awards

The Fresno State Peace and Conflict Studies program will hold an awards ceremony for students who excelled in the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition, with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Leon S. and Pete P. Peters Educational Center, located on the first floor of the Student Recreation Center. 

Awards will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the keynote address “Children, Violence, and Gandhi’s Vision of Nonviolence” by Dr. Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice at State University of New York College at Cortland. Fitz-Gibbon is the author of 14 books including “Love as a Guide to Morals” and “Talking to Terrorists.”

The event is sponsored by the J.P. and Renu Sethi Foundation, the Fresno State Ethics Center and Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities.