American Political Thought Seminar | Newberry

American Political Thought Seminar

The Federalist, nos. 1-33, p. 21 issue #13

The Federalist, nos. 1-33, p. 21 issue #13

This seminar provides a forum for introducing and discussing topics on the political history and philosophy of the United States.

The Scholl Center invites speakers to address issues of citizenship, democracy, sociology, and the influence of political history on contemporary politics and theory. While reading the pre-circulated paper is not required for these sessions, it is encouraged.

This seminar launched in the spring of 2014, and the Fall 2015 speakers are listed below.

Each year, the seminar accepts proposals for papers; the period for submitting proposals is now closed.

The seminar is sponsored by the Jack Miller Center.

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Seminar Schedule

Thursday, September 10, 2015
American Political Thought Seminar
“The Capacity to Be Citizens: Civic Participation and the Meaning of Fitness” Dr. Yvonne Pitts, Purdue University
Thursday, December 3, 2015
American Political Thought Seminar
“The Book of Morgan: Anti-Masonry, Public Opinion, and American Political Thought” Dr. Mark Guenther Schmeller, Syracuse University