November 05, 2010

Media Advisory -- Building Bridges 2010

Members of the media are welcome to meet or arrange an interview with Owen Flanagan, professor of neurobiology, philosophy, and psychology at Duke University, during his visit to Southern Illinois University Carbondale this weekend. Flanagan is the keynote speaker for Building Bridges 2010, a conference organized by graduate students.

Flanagan presents a free lecture, “Consciousness and Self,” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, in the John C. Guyon Auditorium in Morris Library. He is a leading thinker on neuroscience and ethics, and a recognized expert on the subject.

Building Bridges holds its annual conference to bring together different academic traditions and lines of inquiry.

To meet Flanagan or to arrange an interview, contact Steven Miller at