Fall 2017



Fall 2017 — Tocqueville Lecture Series

Date / Time / Location
Speaker
Presentation
September 22
12:00–1:30 p.m.
Social Science Research Commons, Woodburn Hall 200
Archived Live Stream
Damon Linker
Senior correspondent at TheWeek.com; consulting editor at the University of Pennsylvania Press; and author of The Theocons and The Religious Test
"The Task of Thinking in an Age of Reaction"
Abstract/Bio

September 29
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Woodburn Hall 218
(Not live streamed)


Frank Lovett

Department of Political Science, Washington University, St. Louis

"The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump"
Abstract/Bio
October 5
12:00–1:30 p.m.
513 N. Park


Peter Levine
Associate Dean for Research and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life
"Elinor Ostrom and the Citizen’s Basic Question: What Should We Do?"
Abstract/Bio

November 10
12:00–1:30 p.m.
513 N. Park



Alvin Felzenberg
Currently teaches at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication

"The Future of Bill Buckley’s Conservatism in the Age of Donald Trump"
Abstract/Bio
Related story in News at IU, Nov. 6; Podcast, Through the Gates at IU, Nov. 15

December 1
12:00–2:00 p.m.
513 N. Park


Jason Brennan
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

"Democracy: Can We Do Better?"
Abstract/Bio