March 6: Chicago Event

9:00-10:45 

Empire and Democracy: Tocqueville’s lessons?

Ralph Lerner

Moderator

Ewa Atanassow

Tocqueville’s Algeria and the Final Frontier

Richard Boyd 

Tocqueville and the Napoleonic Tradition

Jennifer Pitts

 

Discussant       

11-12:45   

Tocqueville and the Frontiers of History

Robert Gannett

Moderator

Ran Halévi  

Tocqueville and the Frontier between Aristocracy and Democracy

Ralph Lerner

Tocqueville’s Burke, or Story as History   

Paul Cheney

Discussant

 

1:00-2:45

Lunch break

 

3:00-4:45

America and the Frontiers of Democracy

Nathan Tarcov

Moderator

Robert Pippin

Tocqueville, the Problem of Equality, and John Ford’s film, Stagecoach

Nestor Capdevila

Democracy and Revolution in Tocqueville: the Frontiers of Democracy

Paul Berman

Discussant

 

4:45 – 5:30       

General discussion