Fulbright specialist to present program Sept. 18
Richard Lanigan will present “Contact
Confusion in Perception: West Meets East, One Actuality Becomes Two Realities”
at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Dauphin Humanities Center 051. The free program,
sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, is open to the public.
is senior Fulbright program specialist and University Distinguished Scholar and professor
emeritus of communicology at Southern Illinois University where he completed 41
years of university teaching and research in intercultural and international
conflicts, language philosophy and semiotics. He has served as the founding
director of International Communicology Institute, vice president of the
International Association for Semiotic Studies and senior Fulbright Fellow and
program specialist, in addition to his extended commitment to scholarship and
talk compares Western and Eastern visual perspective using various examples of
art such as paintings, drawings and photos.
For more information, contact Dr. Hong Wang in the human
communication studies department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.