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Recent and Upcoming Lincoln Scholars Events

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  • Lincoln Scholars Fall Lectures:
    • “Why You Shouldn’t Want to Rule the World (Or Take One More Internship)” by Dr. Zena Hitz, October 2022
    • “Let’s Gather Round the Fire: The Warmth and Power of the Canon for Black Americans” by Dr. Anika Prather, Fall 2021
    • “Do the Humanities Have a Future?: The Liberal Arts Between Technocracy and Radicalism” by Ross Douthat, Fall 2020
    • “The Declaration of Independence Today” by Danielle Allen, Fall 2019
    • Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Robert George on “The Purpose of a Liberal Education”, December 2018
  • Annual Spring Retreats
    • Dignity: Seeking Respect in Backrow America with Chris Arnade, Spring 2023
    • 1619 Project, speeches by Abraham Lincoln, and Frederick Douglass, Spring 2022
    • Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life by Zena Hitz, Spring 2021
    • Shopcraft as Soulcraft, Matthew Crawford, Lincoln’s Cottage Spring 2020
  • “Working as a Political Theorist” Guest Examples:
    • April Greener, Research Director, Office of Nancy Pelosi
    • Emerson Sykes, ACLU
    • Bill Kristol, The Bulwark
    • Jonathan Rauch, Brookings Institute
    • Steven DeCaroli, Goucher Prison Education Project
    • Andy Kim, US Representative, New Jersey District 3
    • Bob Nardo, Founder of Libertas
    • Jamaal Sebastian-Barnes, AI Ethics at Google
  • Political Theory Institute Lectures