Wednesday April 18, 2018
Event Information
Section: Community Events
Martin Luther: Civil Libertarian?

When: April 18, 2018
07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where: 38 Pioneer Tower, UW-Platteville
Phone: 608-342-1630
Address: UW Platteville
38 Pioneer Tower
Cost: Free

Description: Martin Luther is best known as the ignitor of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th Century. Emmy Award-winning producer Mike Trinklein will discuss other aspects of Luther's life, including Luther's advocacy for universal primary education. Trinklein is co-producer of the recent PBS documentary Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World. The documentary was narrated by Hugh Bonneville of Downton Abbey fame. Rev Jeff Pedersen, Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville, will provide an introduction on Luther. The event, open to the public, is sponsored by a grant from the Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation. Dr. Robert Snyder, Professor, Media Studies, is the recipient of the CSII grant and coordinator for this event. Free to the public.


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