Inside the University of Chicago: Strategic Education at a Modern University

Chicago Society of the University of Chicago

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the United Kingdom

May 14, 2008: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Chicago Lecturer Lee Behnke will present a short lecture on the Mayflower Compact of 1620 and will then lead the group in a lively debate on the origins of self-governance, democracy, and the social contract; and the relevance of such concepts some 400 years on.


Chicago GSB London Campus
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall St
London, United Kingdom


No Charge


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Deadline: 5/7/2008


7:00 PM-7:30 PM: Registration

7:30 PM-8:30 PM: Program

8:30 PM-9:30 PM: Networking Reception

Speaker Profiles

Lee Behnke (Speaker)
Associate Faculty Member and Senior Lecturer, Classics Department, University of Chicago

Lee Behnke comes to us from the University’s program in Athens. She is an Associate Faculty member in Classical Languages and Literature, Classics Department and the Director of the Undergraduate Latin Program in the Classics at the University of Chicago. Behnke consistently earns high marks for her engaging and thoughtful teaching style. She has been a senior lecturer in the College since 1997, where she teaches what she calls the 'big, great texts' - the Iliad, Genesis, Plato's Dialogs, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Dante's Inferno, Shakespeare and Augustine.


Mindy Hollar 

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