Wilentz to present President's Lecture on political partisanship
Posted November 9, 2011; 11:14 p.m.
Princeton historian Sean Wilentz will speak on "The Long and Tragical History of Post-Partisanship" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Friend Center, Room 101. The talk is the second installment of the 2011-12 President's Lecture Series. From George Washington's presidency and the eras of the Federalist and Whig parties, to the Confederacy and the present day, Wilentz will examine the longstanding "illusion of post-partisanship" that has marked the American political scene. The lecture will be webcast.