William Ramsey Clark, the 66th U.S. attorney general who supervised the drafting of the 1968 Civil Rights Act, will deliver a lecture titled “From Civil Rights to Human Rights” Monday at noon in the law school’s Eidman Courtroom, TNH 2.306.
Kamiar and Arash Alaie, two Iranian HIV/AIDS doctors who worked for more than two years in Iran’s Evin prison, will speak on campus about Omid Kokabee, the Iranian UT physics graduate student who was detained over the 2010 winter break and sentenced to 10 years in the same prison. The talk will take place Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in ACES 2.302.
On Wednesday, Frank Rich and Fran Lebowitz will discuss the 2012 presidential election in Bass Concert Hall at 8:00 p.m. Tickets cost between $10-42. Both speakers are well-known American essayists.