For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
October 3, 2012 – Native American rights activist Harvey Arden will deliver the Peace and Justice Center’s Annual Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Titled "The Broomstick Revolution," Arden will focus on his collaboration with Seneca Hawk Clan Elder Edna Gordon in a call for a grassroots, peaceable revolution for justice in American society and around the world. The lecture is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in on-campus lots. The program is co-sponsored by the Economics Department at King’s College.
For 23 years, Arden was a staff writer at “National Geographic Magazine. “ He is the author of “ Wisdom Keepers: Meetings with Native American Spiritual Elders,” “Dream Keepers: A Spirit-Journey into Aboriginal Australia, and most recently “Seneca Wisdomkeeper Edna Gordon: A Broomstick Revolution.”
Arden has lectured on his works at college campuses and venues across the country, including the Library of Congress, Harvard University, Columbia University, and, the University of Southern California.
The Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture is named for a founding member of the Peace and Justice Center who died in 1997. The Peace and Justice Center is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s interfaith resource center for issues of peace and justice.
The Burke Auditorium is located in the William G. McGowan School of Business on North River Street. For more information on the lecture, visit the website www.peaceandjusticecenter.com or contact Dr. Margarita Rose, professor of economics at King’s College, at (570) 208-5900 ext. 5778.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross