Monday, February 13, 2012

Dr. Harvey Kaye History Presentation on Thomas Paine

University of Wisconsin Professor Dr. Harvey Kaye will give a talk on “Thomas Paine and the Unfinished American Revolution" at Linn-Benton Community College on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Noon in the Forum building, room F-104, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Kaye, a Rosenberg professor and director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, is a specialist on the life and work of Thomas Paine and author of “Thomas Paine and the Promise of America.”

His presentation will focus on how Paine’s life and ideals may help solve the crisis in America’s democracy today. A panel discussion will follow Kaye’s talk from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the LBCC Fireside room, second floor, Calapooia Center.

Kaye teaches courses on American history, politics and society at the University of Wisconsin. He has appeared on television and radio talk shows, including Public Broadcasting’s Bill Moyers Journal.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact LBCC political science faculty member Robert Harrison at 541-917-4571.

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