Gandhi Birthday Lecture

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S S Rama Rao & Kantham Pappu Endowment

Annual Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Lecture

Friday, October 16, 2020 | 6 PM

Gandhi's Challenge to America: Reflections on James Lawson’s Philosophy of Non-Violence

Virtual via Zoom

Rev James Morris Lawson Jr. is a Gandhian and a colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr who called him as “the leading theorist of nonviolence in the world.” He is a tactician of non-violence in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. At age 93 he continues to be active to confront various forms of injustices. Presentation will include a short lecture by Rev. Lawson.

Presenter: Veena Howard
Department of Philosophy
California State University, Fresno

Event Details

Events from the 2018-2019 program


Center for American World Cultures, Mindfulness Contemplative Inquiry Center, Humanities Center, Black World Studies

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