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Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. Lecture

Andrew S. Winston, Ph.D.

"The Explication of Evil: Psychologists and the Holocaust, 1945-1955"

About: Join us on May 12, 2014 for the annual Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. Lecture. The lecture, given by Andrew S. Winston, will include cocktails and dinner.

Register: Advanced registration is required. Register online or see the flyer for details. Registration deadline is May 2, 2014. Fees for the conference and dinner are as follows:

  • General Registration: $50
  • Student Registration: $25 (must provide copy of university identification)

Local Accommodations: The Hilton Akron/Fairlawn: 330-867-5000. Request "UA Friends and Family" rate to receive hotel discount. Other hotel options at the Akron/Summit Visitors Bureau website.

For more information: Contact us by email, telephone (330-972-7285), or fax (330-972-2093) for more information about this event

Continuing Education: Participants may earn one continuing education credit  (fee: $20).

This lecture series honors Ludy T. Benjamin Jr., an outstanding teacher, scholar, and researcher whose work has contributed significantly to our understanding of psychology and its history. The annual Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. Lecture will be hosted by the Center each year in May.

Andrew S. Winston 2013Andrew S. Winston is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Guelph in Canada.  His publications in History of Psychology have focused on the history of "experiment" and "causality" in psychological discourse, and on the history of racism and antisemitism in psychology.  He is the editor of Defining Difference: Race and Racism in the History of Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association.  He served as the Executive Officer of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, and President of The Society for the History of Psychology, APA Division 26.

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