CONTACT: SCOTT HAUSER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
Expert on human rights and multinational companies lectures April
2 at UI
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A nationally known expert on business ethics will
discuss some of the human rights issues facing multinational companies
in a lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at the University of Iowa College
of Business Administration.
John Bonsignore of the department of legal studies of the University
of Massachusetts at Amherst will discuss "Multinationals: Impasses,
Projections, and Prophecies" in Room W151 of the Pappajohn Business
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the
John F. Murray Lecture program of the UI College of Business Administration
in cooperation with Global Focus: Human Rights '98.
Bonsignore also will lead a discussion from noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday,
April 3 in Room W401 of the Pappajohn Building as part of the ongoing Ethics
Seminar of the Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry (POROI), the College
of Business Administration and Global Focus.
Bonsignore's seminar presentation will focus on the teaching of ethics
and, in particular, what traditional approaches to the teaching of ethics
often leave out.
The seminar is free and open to the public. Participants are invited
to bring a lunch.
Global Focus is a joint project of the UI's International Programs and
the College of Law's International and Comparative Law Program initiated
to commemorate, in cooperation with other UI colleges, departments, centers,
and projects, the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human