'Facing Ferguson' next topic for 'Huddle with the Faculty'

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Before Penn State battles Army at Beaver Stadium, "Huddle with the Faculty" on Saturday, Oct. 3, as Paul C. Taylor seeks to illuminate the events and conditions related to Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014.  

Paul C. Taylor, associate dean for undergraduate studies and associate professor of philosophy and African American studies, will explore the limits of public knowledge about the case and the methods used to assemble and distribute this knowledge, the meaning and structure of the legal proceedings, and the implications of the protests and of the state's response.

The 24th annual Huddle with the Faculty series takes place every Saturday morning on home football weekends. Admission is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Nittany Parking Deck. Complimentary breakfast refreshments will be served at 8:30 a.m., and the presentation will begin at 9 a.m. in The Nittany Lion Inn.

Huddle with the Faculty is presented by the Penn State Alumni Association and sponsored by The Village at Penn State with support from The Nittany Lion Inn and Penn State Press. 

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Last Updated May 12, 2016