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 2014-2015 speakers are listed below.

Each year, the seminar accepts proposals for papers from March until May 1. To propose a paper, please review our proposal instructions and submit all materials via webform.

The seminar is sponsored by the Jack Miller Center.

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Seminar Schedule

Thursday, January 29, 2015
American Political Thought Seminar
“Federalism on the Frontier: Secession and Loyalty on the Trans-Appalachian West” Susan Gaunt Stearns, Northwestern University