New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU to Honor Ronald Dworkin in Symposium, April 10

April 1, 2008
N-372, 2007-08

MEDIA ADVISORY

NYU to Honor Ronald Dworkin in Symposium, April 10

  • WHAT: New York University School of Law and the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund will host a day-long symposium on April 10, 2008, dedicated to the work of NYU School of Law Professor Ronald Dworkin and in celebration of his receiving Norway’s 2007 Holberg International Memorial Prize, which recognizes outstanding scholarship in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law, and theology. The prize includes a $750,000 award.

A complete schedule of events is available here: http://www.nyu.edu/public.affairs/pdf/Holberg_Seminar.pdf

Six distinguished legal theorists and philosophers will each present a paper relating to an aspect of Dworkin’s wide-ranging work in legal and political philosophy. Professor Dworkin will comment on the papers throughout the day, and there will be time for general discussion.

  • WHO: The six speakers are: Cass Sunstein, University of Chicago Law School; Lawrence Sager, University of Texas School of Law; Kathleen Sullivan, Stanford Law School; Thomas M. Scanlon, Jr., Harvard University; Janos Kis, Central European University and NYU; and Liam Murphy, NYU School of Law.
  • WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2008, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU School of Law, Furman Hall, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room (9th Floor), 225 Sullivan Street (between West 3rd Street and Washington Square South). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street).

The event is open to the public. For more information, please call 212.998.6410.

Reporters interested in attending should contact Jason Casell at 212.998.6849 or jason.casell@nyu.edu.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
School of Law, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Michael Orey | (914) 340-5555


Search News



NYU In the News

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

A Globalizer for N.Y.U. in Abu Dhabi

The New York Times profiled Bill Bragin who will become the first executive artistic director of NYU Abu Dhabi’s new performing arts center.

Think Tank to Ponder a Future for Ballet

The New York Times profiled Jennifer Homans, the director of NYU’s new Center for Ballet and the Arts.

The Brilliant Ten: Jonathan Viventi Builds Devices That Decode Thoughts

Popular Science named Assistant Bioengineering Professor Jonathan Viventi as one of its “brilliant ten” for his research into brain implants that could one day halt epileptic episodes:

Living and Leaving the Dream: Adrian Cardenas’ Journey from the Major Leagues to College

The New York Times ran a feature on Adrian Cardenas, a former major league baseball player who is now studying philosophy and creating writing at NYU.

NYU Footer