Beth Harris: Recent Professional Activities


Contributed by Thomas Shevory

Beth Harris, associate professor in the Politics Department, presented her
paper, “Ethics and Politics of Prophetic Witnessing: Blood on the Flag and
Kippah in the Rubble,” July 28 during a 2-week institute at the Berlin
Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Germany. This was the
second year that Professor Harris has participated in the summer
institute, “The Political: Law, Culture, Theology,” which was co-sponsored
and funded by National Humanities Center and Wissenschaftskolleg zu
Berlin: Institute for Advanced Studies.

Professor Harris also chaired and presented on a panel, “Challenges to
Teaching Justice/Injustice to Undergraduates,” July 8 at the Law and
Society Association Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The session
was co-sponsored by the Conditions of Work Committee and the Consortium
for Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs (CULJP).