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Swimming in the Daylight: A Conversation with author Lisa Paul

Date: 03/10/2011

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: 609 Social Sciences

Cost: Free

Description:

A human rights success story of a friendship between Lisa Paul, a University of Minnesota graduate in Russian Studies, and Inna Meiman, a Russian Jew who was forbidden by her government to access medical treatment abroad. Their story is told in the form of Paul’s memoir as a young American living in the Soviet Union who fearlessly advocated to realize the rights of her friend.

Also at this event, the Human Rights Program and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will be pleased to announce the winner of The Inna Meiman Human Rights Award recognizing students at the University of Minnesota who have made significant personal contributions in the promotion and protection of human rights.

Contact:

  • Name: Nora Radtke
  • E-mail: naradtke@gmail.com
  • Sponsored by: Human Rights Program, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Womens Center, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC)

More information: http://hrp.cla.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Human Rights Program, hrp@umn.edu, 612-626-7947.

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