Assistant Professor of Authorities and Analysis Fellow David Azerrad will current “Narcissism, Wokeness, and the Fashionable Left” within the Formal Lounge at 7 p.m. on Jan. 26.
Azerrad teaches on the Allan P. Kirby Jr. Heart for Constitutional Research and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., specializing in political matters that embrace classical liberalism, conservative political thought, and identification politics.
“The premise of my discuss is that conservatives do not likely perceive the left immediately in America as a result of it’s basically totally different than the earlier lefts in American historical past,” Azerrad mentioned. “The modern American left is neither Marxist nor progressive. And it’s positively not liberal. Though it incorporates components of those older lefts, immediately’s left combines a narcissistic celebration of the self with a woke fetishization of victimhood to ennoble the previous. My focus is admittedly understanding the thoughts of the left.”
Mary Greco, undergraduate program coordinator for Hillsdale in D.C., mentioned Azerrad will present college students with a greater understanding of the present political setting in America.
“If any pupil is considering learning ‘overseas’ on the D.C. campus for a semester underneath the Washington Hillsdale Internship Program, they ought to come back meet one in all their professors,” Greco mentioned. “Azerrad teaches Modern American Political Thought, a category that focuses on understanding what is occurring in and to America immediately. The category modified my views completely on economics, commerce, overseas coverage, feminism, and a lot extra. I couldn’t suggest it sufficient.”
Hillsdale School college students can register for the occasion on Handshake.
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