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Joseph Loconte

  • Dirksen Building #342 Washington, DC, 20002 (map)

Please join us for a lecture by Joseph Loconte. The topic of his lecture will be: "Tolkien, Lewis, and the Great War."

Joseph Loconte, PhD, is an associate professor of history at the King's College in New York City, where he teaches courses on Western Civilization and American foreign policy. He is the author of The End of Illusions: Religious Leaders Confront Hitler's Gathering Storm and, most recently, The Searchers: A Quest for Faith in the Valley of Doubt. He writes widely about international human rights, religious freedom, and the role of faith in U.S. foreign policy. His commentary has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and National Public Radio.

Loconte is also the author of A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918.

Earlier Event: May 13
Colin Moran
Later Event: July 29
Thomas Farr