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Mansfield Center Brown Bag Series Lecture: "The Tocquevillean Moment...and Ours"

March 18, 2014

Department:CAS
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Location:TBA
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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"The Tocquevillean Moment...and Ours"
Wilfred M. McClay, G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty at the University of Oklahoma
March 18, 7:00-8:30 PM, Place: TBA
Dr. McClay will also be providing a public lecture on aspects of his forthcoming edited volume, Why Place Matters Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America, from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM on March 18th in UC 326. This event is part of the the Mansfield Center’s Spring Brown Bag Series.

McClay also serves as a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, and Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum. His book, The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America, won the 1995 Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history. Among his other books are The Student’s Guide to U.S. History, Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America, Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past, and the forthcoming Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Public Life in Modern America.

For more information visit: www.umt.edu/ethics