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February 18, 2019 at 6:44 pm

Glidden Professor Crane Offers Spring Lecture Series on Accountability for Atrocity

David Crane, portrait

David Crane

Visiting Glidden Professor David Crane will be on campus throughout February, offering a lecture series on accountablity for atrocity in an international sphere.

All lectures will be taking place in Bentley 306 at 6 p.m.; the lecture series will run two weeks.

There are seven total lectures that are scheduled as follows:

Accountability for Atrocity in General: 

  • Feb. 19: What is an Atrocity?
  • Feb. 20: The Bloody 20th Century
  • Feb. 21: The International Crimes

Specific Issues Related to Atrocity Accountability:

  • Feb. 25: Gender Crimes
  • Feb. 26: Outreach as the Key to Success
  • Feb. 27: Cultural Aspects to Accountability
  • Feb. 28: The Challenges to Accountability in the 21st Century

Crane’s public office hours will be Feb. 25-28, and March 1 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in Bentley Annex 205.

Crane is a Glidden Visiting Professor at Ohio University during 2018-19. He is one of the most recognized international criminal lawyers in the world, having served as the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. The Ohio University alumnus earned a bachelor’s degree in History in 1972 and a master’s in African Studies in 1973. He was presented an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree at the OHIO  Graduate Commencement in 2017. He earned a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University in 1980.

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