Stephen Elkin Emeritus Professor of Government University of Maryland Friday February 20, 2015 12:00 p.m., Luncheon Lecture Claremont McKenna College Kravis Center, Seminar Room 321 To Constitute the American Republic: Statesmanship and Other Maladies Elkin will present an account of how to constitute the commercial republic which Americans aspire to realize. He will build on Madison’s theory but go beyond it guided by Machiavelli. The result, among other things, will be a description of republican statesmanship. Stephen Elkin is professor emeritus of Government at the University of Maryland, the author of Reconstructing the Commercial Republic: Constitutional Design After Madison and numerous other books and articles. He is the founding editor of the journal The Good Society. Seating is limited. Please R.S.V.P. to [email protected] by Tuesday February 17, 4:00 p.m. Professor Elkin will also deliver a lecture entitled “How to Make (and Keep) a Republic: Selections from Machiavelli, Locke, Publius (The Federalist), and Lincoln.” Saturday, February 21, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. UCLA Law School, Room 2442 Refreshments and Pizza lunch will be delivered following the discussion. The seminar is free and open to all. Enrollment is limited. To enroll, send an email to Professor Daniel Lowenstein at [email protected] The readings will be sent electronically to enrolled participants.