Dangerous Ideas: Confederate Monuments Controversy

Dangerous Ideas: Confederate Monuments Controversy

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Serra Hall, 200 - Humanities Center

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




In this session of the Dangerous Ideas series, our panelists will discuss the issue of Confederate statues and their removal in numerous states during the past few months.

Our discussion will be introduced by the following panelists:

Can Bilsel, PhD | Professor, Architecture and Art History

Lawrence M. Hinman, PhD | Emeritus Professor, Philosophy

Aarynn Jones, M.Arch | Visiting Professor of Architecture


Refreshments Provided


About the Dangerous Ideas Series:

The Humanities Center presents a series of panel discussions on "Dangerous Ideas". Lively and provocative, these sessions will feature USD faculty discussing controversial ideas and theories in the arts, sciences and politics. Among other things, the perceived tension between freedom of expression and the contemporary vogue for "safe spaces" and "trigger warnings" will be explored. 

Select Tuesdays of the month.

  • Tuesday, September 19 at 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 17 at 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14 at 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 12 at 4-5:30 p.m.
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