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October 29, 2010

Kirby Hall of Civil Rights

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Lafayette rededicated itself to the cause of promoting civil rights on campus during a ceremony Oct. 20, which marked the 80-year history of the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. The building has been updated to include exhibits in the lobby illustrating the progress of civil rights over the past eight decades at Lafayette and across [...]

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October 26, 2010

Nicholas Katzenbach’s Speech at Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Rededication

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Former U.S. attorney general Nicholas Katzenbach spoke at the recent rededication of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. His father, former attorney general of New Jersey Edward L. Katzenbach, spoke at the original dedication in 1930. Below is the text of his speech: When President Weiss first told me of the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights [...]

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October 21, 2010

Lafayette Celebrates 80 Years of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights

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“This building is a call from my great-grandfather that the study of government and law and civil rights is no less important than economics or engineering or medicine, but rather at the core of all that we do and say here in America,” said S. Dillard Kirby ’81 at Lafayette’s 80th anniversary celebration of the [...]

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October 13, 2010

Kirby Hall Rededication Celebrates Civil Rights

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Lafayette will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, one of the most historic and distinctive academic buildings in America, Wednesday, Oct. 20, with an afternoon rededication ceremony featuring remarks by former U.S. attorney general Nicholas Katzenbach and an evening lecture by Taylor Branch, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Martin Luther King [...]

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April 17, 2008

College Will Host International Conference on French Literature April 24-26

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50 scholars from across the nation and Europe will present their research Scholars from across the nation and Europe will be on campus April 24-26 for the annual North American Society for 17th-Century French Literature Conference. The conference, which will be hosted by the foreign languages and literatures department, will be held at the Hampton [...]