Hosted by Academy Award nominee and Tony Award-winning Scottish actor Tom Conti. An evening of provocative discussion and debate on the changing face of patriotism from the age of The Scottish Enlightenment in the eighteenth-century to the post 9/11 world. Featuring Leonard Lopate, Host, Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, veteran journalist and editor emeritus of Harper's Magazine Lewis Lapham, the best-selling Scottish historian, who outsold Harry Potter in Scotland, Tom Devine, cultural commentator Todd Gitlin, and the European political analyst Bill Miller. Plus, a special performance by The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Co-sponsored by Wolfson Center for National Affairs, The New School; Hunter College; CUNY Graduate Center; American-Scottish Foundation and the British Council USA.
Added by leonard on March 23, 2006