Seminar: Frederick Douglass, “Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln”

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Nov 18, 2017


10:30 am - 12:30 pm


UCLA Law School, Room 2356
385 Charles E Young Dr. E
Los Angeles

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UCLA Law School, Room 2356

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In addition to this seminar, Anthony Kronman will be giving a lecture entitled “Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott” on November 16. For more information on this lecture, please visit the event page.


Registration for the seminar is free and open to the public. However, because capacity is limited, advance enrollment is necessary. This will be done primarily on a first come, first served basis. Readings will be distributed in advance to participants, who will be expected to read them and participate actively in the discussion. A pizza lunch will be delivered at the end of the seminar. To enroll, please e-mail Professor Daniel Lowenstein at


Diana Schaub is a professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland and 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 to 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), along with a number of book chapters and articles in political philosophy and American political thought. She is also a co-editor (with Amy and Leon Kass) of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song (2011).  Professor Schaub was the postdoctoral fellow of the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University in 1994-95.  She earned an A.B. from Kenyon College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.