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Loyola University Maryland professor Diana Schaub speaks Feb. 21

Schaub presents “Friendship, Race, and Political Justice” as part of the 2018 Tocqueville Series, "Love, Friendship and Politics."

Diana Schaub, political science professor at Loyola University Maryland will speak on the Furman University campus Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. in Johns Hall 101.

Diana Schaub, Loyola University Maryland

Her CLP talk, “Friendship, Race, and Political Justice,” is free and open to the public, and is presented as part of Furman’s 2018 Tocqueville Series, “Love, Friendship and Politics.”

Schaub is a member of the Hoover Institution’s Jill and Boyd Smith Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters. From 2004-2009 she was a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics.

She is the author of Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters (Rowman and Littlefield, 1995), and several book chapters and articles in the fields of political philosophy and American political thought.

She is co-editor (with Amy and Leon Kass) of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song (ISI, 2011). Schaub is a contributing editor at The New Atlantis, and her work has also appeared in National Affairs, The New Criterion, The Public Interest, The American Enterprise, the Claremont Review of Books, Commentary, First Things, The American Interest, and City Journal.

She holds a bachelor’s from Kenyon College (Ohio), and master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Chicago.

The concluding lecture of the 2018 Tocqueville Series takes place 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, and features best-selling author William Deresiewicz who presents “College and the Inner Life,” in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center.

For more information, contact Paige Blankenship in the Furman Department of Politics and International Affairs, 864-294-3547, or visit: www.furman.edu/tocquevilleprogram.

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