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Richard, Henry, Hamilton: Shakespeare and the Public Use of History

Joseph Alulis

Joseph Alulis, PhD


Mar 20

7:00 pm

Rogalski Center


The Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-law will be given by Joseph Alulis, PhD, Professor of Politics and Government at North Park University.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: Joe Hebert, 563/333-6402,

More info: Shakespeare Project

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Joseph Alulis received his PhD in political science from the University of Chicago in 1987 and currently serves as Professor and Chair of the department of Politics and Government, and director of global studies, at North Park University. Alulis has published three essays on Tocqueville and co-edited Tocqueville's Defense of Human Liberty (1993) with Peter Lawler. Alulis has also has published three essays on Shakespeare and co-edited Shakespeare's Political Pageant (1996) with Vicki Sullivan. His essays on Lincoln, Dostoevsky, and the filmmaker Whit Stillman have been widely published as well as reviews of works on Cervantes, Shakespeare, and Thucydides. Last year, for Chicago's commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Alulis reviewed three performances of works by, or based on, Shakespeare that will be included in a volume to be published this year by Chicago Shakespeare. He was invited to speak at the International Tocqueville Conference at Yale University in 1990, and has spoken many times for Chicago Shakespeare and the First Friday lecture series sponsored by the Graham School of the University of Chicago. Alulis has also presented at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library and Dominican University. In the past, he has held visiting or tenure track appointments at Loyola University of Chicago and Lake Forest College.

The Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-Law
The Folwell Chair Endowment was established by the late Jane Folwell, an energetic volunteer and generous benefactor for educational, health and community groups and initiatives. Folwell's interest in political science and pre-law originated from her 30-year career as a Congressional staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives and in the United States Senate. Her husband, Frank, was a highly respected Quad City businessman and philanthropist who passed away in 1997.

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