Talk and book signing: by scholar Professor Douglas Allen.
The event is free and open to the public.
Time: 3:30 coffee,tea, mini petit fours and pastries
Place:Lee Hall, Rm 133 Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St. Portland, ME. 04101
Parking: free-use surrounding lots (garage closed over weekend)
Doug Allen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maine, served as President of the international Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and is Editor of Lexington Books Series of Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion. Author and Editor of 16 books and 150 book chapters and scholarly journal articles, he has authored and edited five Gandhi-informed books, including The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century (Lexington Books, 2008), Mahatma Gandhi (Reaktion Books, 2011), and Gandhi after 9/11: Creative Nonviolence and Sustainability (Oxford University Press, 2019). A peace and justice scholar-activist, Doug Allen has been active in the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, and many other struggles resisting violence, war, class exploitation, imperialism, racial and gender oppression, and environmental destruction. For Douglas Allen’s publications, teaching, service, and honors, see his CV posted on his website at umaine.edu/philosophy/douglas-allen