Politics and Human Nature

2011 North Lecture by David Brooks

Saturday, April 16, 2011
2 p.m.

David Brooks, the noted New York Times columnist and author, will share his perspectives on politics, policy and higher education in the 21st century.

Brooks began writing his op-ed column in The New York Times in Sept. 2003. His renowned career also includes positions as a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, and as a contributing editor at Newsweek and the Atlantic Monthly. He is a commentator for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Brooks is author of several books, including Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense. His most recent book, published in March 2011, is The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement.

There will be a book signing in the lobby of the Alumni Sports & Fitness Center following the event.

Sponsors: North Lecture Fund, Center for Liberal Arts and Society and the Office of the President

This event is open to the public.

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