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Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum on Faith, Ethics, & Global Society

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"Radical Compassion: An Evening with Andrew Solomon" 

Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 7 p.m.
Alice Jepson Theatre, Modlin Center for the Arts
University of Richmond

How might we individually and as a society transform oppression into community, adversity into opportunity, and heartache into beauty?  Where does resilience come from?  Why are some people able to live with great dignity in the face of adversity, while others flounder?  And how might we live with more love and compassion for others and for ourselves?  These are some of the questions our keynote speaker, Andrew Solomon, will address in the 2019 Forum.

Dr. Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology; winner of the National Book Award; and an activist in LGBT rights, mental health, and the arts. He is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University Medical Center.