Wednesday, April 30, 2008

May 2008 Meeting

Please join us for hors d'oeuvres and insight at our upcoming Bastiat meeting on Wednesday, May 7th, with our featured speaker Marty Zupan of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.

Topic: "Will the Next Generation Defend Capitalism?"
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm
Location: 175 King Street, Charleston, SC

We look forward to seeing you, and would be delighted if you bring a friend or two who is also interested in ideas and stimulating dialogue.

Please RSVP to Megan Rock

About our speaker...

Marty Zupan is President and CEO of the Institute for Humane Studies, based at George Mason University in northern Virginia. She joined IHS in 1989 as a vice president and in the mid-1990s led an expansion of the Institute's educational programs. In 2001 she was appointed president of the Institute for Humane Studies.

Prior to her career with the Institute, Marty was editor-in-chief of the monthly opinion magazine Reason. She has been published in several academic journals as well as the New York Times Book Review and the op-ed pages of newspapers.

She majored in philosophy and psychology in her undergraduate studies and completed a year of graduate study in economics at the University of Rochester. She has served on the boards of several nonprofits, including a private school in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.

Marty has enormous experience in helping tomorrow's leaders - today's college students - understand the virtues of capitalism and markets. What is the prevailing view of capitalism on college campuses today? She says its not a pretty picture. Will she offer any hope? Come and find out!

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