U.S. Intellectual History Blog

For Chicago-Area Readers: "John Locke, Natural Law, And New World Slavery"

I received the flyer below today from a colleague. This is short notice, but if you live in the Chicago area it looks like a fascinating paper.

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The American Cultures Colloquium at Northwestern and Early Modern Group are pleased to present:

JAMES FARR
Northwestern University

“JOHN LOCKE, NATURAL LAW, AND NEW WORLD SLAVERY”

Tuesday, November 6 at 5:00pm

Northwestern University
University Hall 122

(Reception to follow)

James Farr has recently joined the faculty at Northwestern as Professor of Political Science and Director of the Chicago Field Studies. Lockean and American political theory-as well as civic education in the history of political science-have been the focus of his recent research and teaching.

Co-sponsored by the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, the Departments of English, History, Political Science, Radio, Television, Film and Center for Screen Cultures, and the American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Comparative Literary Studies Programs.

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Here’s a calendar of future American Cultures Colloquium events at Northwestern. – TL