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American University “Is Patriotism Worth Preserving?” with Steven B. Smith on September 15 at 5:30 p.m.

September 15, 2022 @ 5:30 pm

“Is Patriotism Worth Preserving?”

Speaker: Steven B. Smith of Yale University

Discussant: In conversation with Sarah Houser

Date: Thursday, September 15th, 5:30-7:00 pm ET

Location: Live on Zoom

Steven B. Smith is the Alfred Cowles Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he has taught since 1984. He is also Co-Director of Yale’s Center for the Study of Representative Institutions and has served as Yale’s Director of the Special Program in the Humanities, Acting Chair of Judaic Studies, and Master of Branford College. He is the author and editor of several books and journal articles, the best-known of which include Hegel’s Critique of Liberalism (1989), Spinoza, Liberalism, and Jewish Identity (1997), Spinoza’s Book of Life (2003), Reading Leo Strauss (2006), The Cambridge Companion to Leo Strauss (2009), Political Philosophy (2012), Modernity and Its Discontents (2016), The Cambridge Companion to Isaiah Berlin (2018, with Joshua Cherniss), and Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes (2021). He has received several academic awards and prizes including the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize given by Phi Beta Kappa and the Lex Hixon ‘63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences. Smith received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Registration is required and may be done here: https://american.swoogo.com/PTISmith.

You will receive a Zoom link both upon registering and on the day of the event.

This Constitution Day event is supported by the Jack Miller Center.

Everyone is welcome! Feel free to pass this invitation along.


September 15, 2022
5:30 pm
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