Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott
Diana Schaub will deliver a lecture on Lincoln and the daughters of Dred Scott at UCLA’s Center for Liberal Arts and Free Institutions, a JMC partner program.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 • 7:00 PM-9:30 PM
UCLA Law School, Room 1457
Diana Schaub is a professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland and a member of the Hoover Institution’s Jill and Boyd Smith Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters. From 2004 to 2009 she was a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics. She is the author of Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters (Rowman and Littlefield, 1995), along with a number of book chapters and articles in political philosophy and American political thought. She is also a co-editor (with Amy and Leon Kass) of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song (2011). Professor Schaub was the postdoctoral fellow of the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University in 1994-95. She earned an A.B. from Kenyon College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.