Dr. Alan Houston, a guest scholar of the exhibit “Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World,” and an internationally recognized award-winning political theorist, as well as a professor of political science & provost of Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD, is going to be speaking at the Bowers Museum, on the subject of Benjamin Franklin & the Politics of Improvement, on Saturday, February 5 at 1:30 p.m. The event will also include a nook signing at 3:00 p.m.
The cost for members of the Bowers is $12, and $15 for non-members.
Dr. Houston, renowned British and American scholar, gained international notoriety after a remarkable discovery of Benjamin Franklin letters which had not been seen in more than 250 years. Dr. Houston’s engaging lecture, based on his critically acclaimed book, explores Franklin’s thoughts on themes such as freedom, slavery, trade, and immigration, which are still relevant today.
The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 North Main Street, in Santa Ana. Call 714.567.3600 if you have any questions.