Roanoke College announces new date for Alan Dershowitz lecture

Please note: Tickets distributed for this event have the wrong day listed with the date. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

SALEM, Va. - Roanoke College has rescheduled the Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture by Alan Dershowitz to Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Bast Center. The event was originally scheduled for February 13 but had to be rescheduled due to illness. Complimentary tickets are required and available at or by calling the Colket Center at (540) 378-5125. New tickets will be distributed for this event. Those who had tickets for the Feb. 13 lecture can call to reserve new tickets.

As a continuation of Roanoke College's series on "Exploration and Discovery," Dershowitz, a renowned defense attorney, author and law professor, will explore our evolving understanding of civil liberties in a world context. This lecture is co-sponsored by Temple Emanuel in Roanoke.

The Fowler lecture program serves as a forum for public affairs on the Roanoke College campus. Since its initiation in 1983, the program has brought to campus such political figures as former presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford; former U.N. ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick; former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Eagleburger; civil rights leaders Julian Bond and Andrew Young; and former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 2,000 students represent 40 states across the U.S. and 26 foreign countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.