The NLS Public Lecture Series | Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 5:00 pm
The lecture will be delivered on March 23, 2022 on the topic ‘Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War.’
Prof. Samuel Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History at Yale University. He has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (2010), and edited or coedited a number of others. His most recent books are Christian Human Rights (2015), based on Mellon Distinguished Lectures at the University of Pennsylvania in fall 2014, and Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (2018). His newest book is Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2021). Over the years he has written in venues such as Boston Review, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Dissent, The Nation, The New Republic, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.