Archive for Saturday, March 7, 2009

KU professor to speak on ‘DNA’ of terrorism

March 7, 2009


A Kansas University professor will speak on the motivations of terrorists and the meaning of their actions.

Robert Rowland, chair of the communications studies department, will give the talk “The Symbolic DNA of Terrorism,” which will discuss why understanding terrorism is key to defeating it.

The presentation lasts from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. The event is free, and open to people age 12 and older.

The event is the sixth of eight total CLAS ACTS presentations. For more information, e-mail Jessica Beeson at


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