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Pomona College Lecture on the Future of Biotechnology

Peter Lawler, member of The President’s Council on Bioethics, will speak on “Autonomy, Productivity, and Our Biotechnological Future” on December 1 at 7 p.m. at Pomona College.

His book, American Political Rhetoric: A Reader (2001) is a widely used text in American government courses at numerous colleges and universities. He is executive editor of the acclaimed quarterly journal, Perspectives on Political Science.

Booklist listed Lawler’s most recent book, Aliens in America: The Strange Truth About Our Souls (2002) as a featured selection, saying, “Lawler provokes serious thought about the philosophical and religious foundations of American politics.” Lawler chairs the Department of Government and International Studies at Berry College in Georgia.

This lecture will be held in Rose Hills Theatre (Pomona College, Smith Campus Center, 170 E. 6th Street, Claremont), beginning at 7 p.m. The event is part of the contemporary politics lecture series “Truth, Justice and the American Way?” This series is sponsored by the Pomona College Politics Department. For further information, call (909) 607-8296.

Pomona College, one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges, provides its students with a challenging curriculum in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts, and an unsurpassed environment for intellectual inquiry and growth. Its hallmarks include small classes, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of opportunities for student research.