The Brown Symposium at Southwestern University
The Brown Symposium is presented by Southwestern University on an annual basis. Open to the public without charge, the symposium is funded through an endowment established by , of Houston, Texas, for professorships at the University.
The symposia are designed to enhance the effectiveness of the work for which the endowed professorships were established. Each symposium presents topics in one of the broad areas of study represented by the chairholder.
"For Love and Justice: Breaking the Cycles of Intimate Violence" was developed by T. Walter Herbert, Jr., professor of English, holder of the Herman Brown Chair, and University Scholar.
Lecture events are held in the Alma Thomas Theater, located in the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center.