Donald Kagan to give farewell lecture

April 22, 2013

On Thursday, April 25, Donald Kagan, Sterling Professor of Classics and History and a member of the Yale faculty for over 40 years, will give a farewell lecture on the eve of his retirement.

The talk, which will focus on the merits of a liberal arts education, will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Rm. 114, Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, 1 Prospect St. Sponsored by the William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale, the event is free and open to the public.

Kagan, who joined the Yale faculty in 1969, is a renowned social and political critic. He is the author of “On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace” and “The Peloponnesian War,” among many other works. In 2002, he was honored with the National Humanities Medal.

For more information, visit the Buckley Program’s website.