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Phone: (504)  866-8793

Director: Ronna Burger

Secretary: Nancy Tatarski

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2013-2014 Lecture Program

mcclay-book-coverOctober 24, 2013—Lecture

Wilfred M. McClay

"The Strange Persistence of Guilt in a Post-Religious Age"

Wilfred McClay holds the G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, and served for eleven years as a member of the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities. His books include The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America (1994), which won the Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians, The Student’s Guide to U.S. History (2001), Religion Returns to the Public Square (2003), Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past (2007), and the forthcoming Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Public Life in Modern America. He taught in the Tulane History Department from 1987 to 1999.


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