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2019 Constitution Day Lecture

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 5:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Bernard J. Dobski

Location: Club Spartan

"Thucydides’ Trump: Cleon and the Place of Populism in a Constitutional Order"

Bernard J. Dobski is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Assumption College. He is the co-editor of two volumes on Shakespeare’s political thought. His articles and essays on the political wisdom of Thucydides, Xenophon, Shakespeare, and Mark Twain appear in the Review of Politics, Interpretation, Society, Philosophy & Literature, and History of Political Thought. He has also published on foreign policy, military strategy, sovereignty, and nationalism.


Constitution Day is intended to increase student awareness and appreciation of this important document of freedom.  All federally funded schools and colleges are required to commemorate the anniversary of the 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution

Refreshments provided. 

Event co-sponsored by the Jack Miller Foundation and James Madison College