Lecture: “Constituting Democratic Culture: Dissent in the Great Debate over the Constitution”
Lecture: “Constituting Democratic Culture: Dissent in the Great Debate over the Constitution” (Annual Constitution Day Lecture) – To celebrate Constitution Day, Colorado College presents distinguished political theorist, Robert W.T. Martin, chair of the Government Department at Hamilton College, author of “The Free and Open Press: The Founding of American Democratic Press Liberty, 1640-1800” (NYU Press, 2001), and co-editor of “The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton: The Life and Legacy of America’s Most Elusive Founding Father” (NYU Press ). Professor Martin will deliver a lecture entitled, “Constituting Democratic Culture: Dissent in the Great Debate over the Constitution.” Following the lecture, Professor Martin will take questions from the audience. Join us for what promises to be a lively rethinking of American political and legal traditions. Sponsored by the philosophy department, the history department, the classics-history-politics interdisciplinary major, and the Office of the Dean, with support from the Venture Grant Committee.
3:30 p.m., W.E.S. Room, lower level of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., free