Upcoming Events

June 11, 2022

"Secret Germany.  Stefan George and His Circle Twenty Years Later." 

Lecture at the conference, The Myth of Secret Germanies, sponsored by the University of Copenhagen, June 9-11, 2022.

November 19-22, 2022

Book Panel on The Crucible of German Democracy.  Ernst Troeltsch and the First World War, Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, Boulder, Colorado, November 19-22.

February 23-25, 2023

"Ernst Troeltsch und die Demokratie."

Lecture at the meeeting of the Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft, in cooperation with the Berliner Theologischen Fakultät and the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, Germany, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Troeltsch's death.

Past Events

March 11, 2021

Lecture on "The Long Path to Democracy in Germany.  Ernst Troeltsch and the First World War."  (Zoom)

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, the Center for the Study of Nationalism (College of International Studies), and Judaic Studies, University of Oklahoma.

November 29, 2020

                       Lecture on "Keyserling und Amerika" (Zoom conference).

                       On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Schule                          der Weisheit by Hermann von Keyserling in Darmstadt and the 15th                                anniversary of the founding of the Institut für Praxis der Philosophie.

October 4, 2020

Commentary on Helmut Walser Smith's new book, Germany: A Nation in its Time: Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000 (Liveright, 2020).

Delivered at a Roundtable during the German Studies Association virtual Annual Convention.

Read the commentary here.