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Texas State University: The Second Inaugural: Lincoln’s Rhetoric of Reconciliation

February 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


On February 15, 2023, the Department of Political Science at Texas State University will host faculty partner Diana Schaub for the Discourse in Democracy series. Dr. Schuab will give a lecture on “The Second Inaugural: Lincoln’s Rhetoric of Reconciliation”.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 • 7:00 PM CT
Alkek Theater • Texas State University

Free and open to the public.

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Diana Schaub lecturingDiana Schaub is a Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland, Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a New Atlantis contributing editor, and a member of the Hoover Institution’s Jill and Boyd Smith Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society. From 2004 to 2009, she was a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics. Dr. Schaub is the author of His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation (forthcoming), Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters, and co-editor (with Amy and Leon Kass) of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song. Her work has appeared in the New Atlantis, National Affairs, The New Criterion, The Public Interest, The American Enterprise, the Claremont Review of Books, Commentary, First Things, The American Interest, and City Journal. Dr. Schaub earned an A.B. from Kenyon College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Professor Schaub is a JMC faculty partner.

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Discourse in Democracy is a series of events designed to engage undergraduate students in political and philosophical debate about today’s most important issues. Discourse in Democracy provides opportunities for students to become more deeply involved in their Texas State community by offering lectures and seminars by keynote speakers, chances to collaborate with professors, other students, and prominent professionals in the field at the federal, state, and local levels.

Learn more about the Discourse in Democracy Series >>



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February 15, 2023
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