Pitt Human Rights Conference to Discuss Gay Rights

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Oakland

Pitt sponsors human rights conference

The University of Pittsburgh is sponsoring the Conference on Human Rights and the Security Continuum from noon to 6 p.m. March 31 and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 1 at Posvar Hall, third floor, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland.

The conference, “Transcending Boundaries: Human Rights and the Security Continuum,” aims to connect differing opinions by suggesting that they exist in a continuum.

Clifford Bob, assistant professor of political science at Duquesne University, will deliver the keynote luncheon address, and Julie Mertus, associate professor and co-director of the master's program in Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs at American University, will speak on organizing for gay and lesbian rights. For more information, call 412-624-4238 or visit www.pitt.edu/~sorc/agora.

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