Denis Lacorne: Religion in America. A Transatlantic Perspective from Voltaire to Bernard Henri Lévy
The event will be held in Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 216. Informal dinner starts at 6pm, the talk begins at 6:30pm
Denis Lacorne (Ph.D. Political Science, Yale) is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales and Professor at Sciences Po, specializing in the political history of the United States. His interests include construction of national identities, religion and secularism, foreign policy of the United States, urban violence and ethnic identity in the United States. Among his many publications are De la réligion en Amerique. Essai d'histoire politique, Paris: Gallimard, 2007, La Crise de l’identité américaine. Du melting-pot au multiculturalisme, Paris: Fayard, 1997 (re-edited by Gallimard in 2003), L'invention de la république américaine, Paris: Hachette, 2008 (re-edition of L'invention de la République, Paris: Hachette, 1991), Les Notables rouges. La construction municipale de l'union de la Gauche. Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 1980.
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