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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.

The American Political Thought Seminar 2016-2017 Call for Proposals is now closed. Proposals for the 2017-2018 seminars will be accepted from February 1, 2017 to June 1, 2017. To submit a proposal, please visit our webform and upload a one-page proposal, a statement explaining the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief CV. Applications will not be accepted via email or in hard copy.

The seminar is sponsored by the Jack Miller Center.

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Seminar Schedule 2016-2017

Thursday, November 10, 2016
American Political Thought Seminar
“I Expect From What Mr. Hamilton Says”: Intellectual Property in the Federalist Era Nora Slonimsky, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Thursday, March 16, 2017
American Political Thought Seminar
Anthony Di Lorenzo Slavery and Abolition in Hamilton’s America