Steven M. Wise, Unlocking the Cage (Film Screening and Discussion)
Steven M. Wise is coming to EKU for a screening and discussion of the HBO film Unlocking the Cage. The documentary looks at Wise's legal work on behalf of animals. This Chautauqua Lecture Series Special event is sponsored by the Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies and the Honors Program.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 7:00 PM, O'Donnell Auditorium
“Unlocking the Cage: Film Screening and Discussion with Steven Wise”
Chautauqua Lecture Series Special Event
Steven M. Wise is founder and president of the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP and the subject of the HBO Films documentary, Unlocking the Cage. He has practiced animal protection law for 30 years throughout the US and is the author of four books: Rattling the Cage – Toward Legal Rights for Animals; Drawing the Line – Science and the Case for Animal Rights; Though the Heavens May Fall – The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery; and An American Trilogy – Death, Slavery, and Dominion Along the Banks of the Cape Fear River. He holds a J.D. from Boston University Law School and a B.S. in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary. Watch Steve's TED Talk on nonhuman animal rights here and follow him on Twitter here.
Published on January 31, 2020