The most powerful words of the evening might have come from Talia Ben Sasson-Gordis, senior associate regional director at the Anti-Defamation League in Boston: “The opposite of love is not hate. It is indifference.”
The talk “Navigating Climate Change in Uncertain Times” will draw on literature, history, philosophy, environmental studies, politics and economics to situate climate change as an urgent personal and political call to action.
Author, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Columbia University DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner will deliver the 22nd annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Bard College at Simon’s Rock Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m.
The annual Martin Luther King service will reflect the joint themes of social action and awareness, and will include inspirational readings as well as music by the Temple Anshe Amunim and First Baptist Church choirs.