Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

The Brown-India Initiative Presents: Gandhi at the Center of Modern Indian Intellectual Discourse

Friday, October 2, 2015

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute
111 Thayer Street

Free admission

Friday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m. 
Dennis Dalton, Professor Emeritus, Barnard College, Columbia University — Gandhi at the Center of Modern Indian Intellectual Discourse

Dalton is regarded world wide as a leading authority on the thought and leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and civil disobedience. Before his retirement from Barnard College, Columbia University, he was also known for his lectures on political theory from Plato to the present, eastern and western philosophies. He began teaching at Barnard in 1969, and had a reputation as an eloquent speaker, teaching large classes in classical and modern political theory of over 800 students. From 1969 through 2008, Dennis Gilmore Dalton was the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University where he received tenure after twelve years. Dalton holds a Ph.D., University of London, 1965, M.A., University of Chicago, 1962, and B.A., Rutgers University, 1960.

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