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Ashland University’s Alexander Hamilton Society to Present Discussion

Ashland University’s Alexander Hamilton Society to Present Discussion

Ashland University’s Alexander Hamilton Society will present a discussion with speaker Dr. Rene Paddags, AU assistant professor of political science, on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, which is located on the eighth floor of the Library on the AU campus.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Politics with Paddags” and is being described as a “discussion of the immigration and refugee crisis in Europe.” Pizza and snacks will be provided at the event.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature AU Professor of History

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature AU Professor of History

Dr. John Moser, professor of history at Ashland University, will be speaking on the topic of “The Great Depression and World War II: From Economic Crisis to International Catastrophe” at the Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, Jan. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org.

Fox and Friends Co-host Brian Kilmeade to Speak at Mansfield Event Presented by The Ashbrook Center

Fox and Friends Co-host Brian Kilmeade to Speak at Mansfield Event Presented by The Ashbrook Center

Best-selling author and popular media personality Brian Kilmeade will speak at Mansfield’s Renaissance Theatre on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at 7:30 P.M. Kilmeade is well known as co-host of the popular Fox & Friends news program and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, “Kilmeade and Friends.”

Taking an in-depth look at his new book, THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, Kilmeade will discuss Jefferson, pirates and national security. Tickets for general seating in the Renaissance Theatre are available for $20 each. A book signing will follow.

Ashland University Groups Sponsor Lecture on Domestic Terrorism

Ashland University Groups Sponsor Lecture on Domestic Terrorism

Three Ashland University groups -- the Alexander Hamilton Society, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the History and Political Science Department – are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Mary Habeck on the topic of “Domestic Terrorism.”

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Dwight Schar College of Education. Food and drinks will be provided for the event, which will include a question-and-answer session following the lecture.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Baylor University Political Science Professor

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Baylor University Political Science Professor

Mary Nichols, professor of Political Science at Baylor University, will be speaking on the topic of “Leaders and Leadership in Thucydides’ History” at the Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Editor

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Editor

William Voegeli, senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books, will speak on the topic of “Compassion and Its Complications” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org.

Ashland University History Professor Has Book Published

Ashland University History Professor Has Book Published

Ashland University Professor of History Dr. Duncan Jamieson had his book, “The Self-Propelled Voyager: How the Cycle Revolutionized Travel,” published last month by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

“Before the last quarter of the 19th century, people who wanted to travel independently either walked or rode horses. Then a new invention changed the nature of personal transportation forever,” said Jamieson, who is a cycle aficionado. “The cycle — self-propelled bicycles, tricycles and tandems — allowed almost anyone to travel around town, around the region and around the world.”

Former Congressman to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon on Oct. 6

Former Congressman to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon on Oct. 6

David McIntosh, president of the Club for Growth, the leading advocate for economic liberty, will speak on “Toward a Constitutional Congress” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Oct. 6 at noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this luncheon/lecture event are $20 per person or a table of eight for $160. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or email jnixon@ashbrook.org or order online at www.ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Discussion on Pomp and Circumstance in the Washington Presidency

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Discussion on Pomp and Circumstance in the Washington Presidency

David and Jeanne Heidler will speak on the topic of “Pomp and Circumstance in the Washington Presidency: The Protocols of Office” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org.

Ashland University Alexander Hamilton Society to Hold Open House and Lecture

Ashland University Alexander Hamilton Society to Hold Open House and Lecture

The Alexander Hamilton Society at Ashland University will host an Open House on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Ashland University Library. The event is free and open to the public and food and drinks will be provided.

The open house will feature Dr. Chris Burkett, associate professor of political science at Ashland University, speaking on “Immigration and National Security: Lessons from the American Founding.” There will be a question-and-answer session following the speech.

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