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“Death of Conservatism” Author Tanenhaus to Deliver Feb. 1 Lecture at NYU-“The Fate of Conservatism”

January 11, 2010
N-195, 2009-10

Sam Tanenhaus, the author of The Death of Conservatism, will deliver the 11th annual Irving H. Jurow Lecture, “The Fate of Conservatism,” on Monday, February 1, 5:30 p.m. in NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East). The event is free and open to the public. Please call 212.998.8100 for more information.

The lecture will be followed by a roundtable discussion moderated by Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky, The Jacob K. Javits Visiting Professor at NYU and a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. Panelists will include: Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times “Book Review” and editor of the paper’s “Week in Review” section who is currently working on a biography of William F. Buckley Jr.; Ellen Schall, dean of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Martin Cherkasky Professor of Heath Policy and Management; and political consultant Bob Shrum, a senior fellow at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and author of No Excuses: Confessions of a Serial Campaigner.

Reporters interested in attending the lecture must contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

This event is co-sponsored by NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

The Irving H. Jurow Lecture is the premier endowed annual event at NYU’s College of Arts and Science. It honors the memory of one of New York University’s most distinguished and most generous alumni, Irving H. Jurow, and brings to the university community, under the auspices of the College, leading intellectual and cultural figures.

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