Martha Nussbaum Presents
Rudin Lecture at Marymount Manhattan College
Marymount Manhattan College (MMC)
recently hosted the Jack & Lewis
Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, featuring Dr.
Martha Nussbaum, in the Theresa Lang Theatre at the College,
located at 221 East 71st Street. With support from the Rudin
Family Foundation, this annual program brings renowned scholars
from across the globe to MMC to discuss crucial issues that
affect our community. Dr. Nussbaum's lecture, "Liberal
Education and Global Responsibility," addressed issues
related to ethics, education, and urban living in the 21st
Dr. Martha Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service
Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago. She
is an award-winning author, professor and speaker whose work
focuses on philosophy, liberal arts, law, ethics, and feminism.
Dr. Nussbaum is known for connecting Greek and Roman philosophy
and literature to the ethical and moral dilemmas that face
our modern society. Dr. Nussbaum was a research advisor for
the United Nations University in Helsinki, and she will be
a Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in
New Delhi. Her lecture at MMC reflected the College's commitment
to academic excellence, community outreach and its distinctive
undergraduate program in liberal arts.
Marymount Manhattan College is an urban, independent undergraduate
liberal arts college. The mission of the College is to educate
a socially and economically diverse population by fostering
intellectual achievement and personal growth and by providing
opportunities for career development. Central to these efforts
is the particular attention given to the individual student.
Marymount Manhattan College also seeks to be a resource and
learning center for the metropolitan community.#