The second Godkin lecture of the series on "Democracy and Responsibility" will be given by Mr. Herbert D. Croly '90 in Emerson J this evening at 8 o'clock. Today's lecture on "The Old Democracy and the Constitution" will be a preparation for that on Monday dealing with "The New Democracy and the Constitution." The object of the complete series is to give a general survey of the modern tendencies in democracy, especially as seen in the United States, and they are therefore of extreme interest to the University.
"Two Years in a Capitalist Congress."
Hon. Victor L. Berger, ex-Congressman from Wisconsin, will give a talk in Emerson D this afternoon at 4.30 o'clock, under the auspices of the Socialist Club. The lecture, open only to members of the University, will be on "Two Years in a Capitalist Congress."
Mr. Berger was one of the founders of the present Socialist Party, and for twelve years has been a member of its national executive committee. He was born in Austria, and was graduated from the University of Budapest.
Since entering public life in the United States, Mr. Berger has been editor of the Milwaukee Leader and the Socialist Democrat Herald. He figured prominently in the movement three years ago which secured the political control of Milwaukee for his party. As congressman, Mr. Berger was instrumental in bringing up the questions of freedom of association for postal employees, old age pensions, and government ownership of telegraphs.
Talk on "Motor Control."
Mr. B. W. David and Mr. A. A. Prior will give an illustrated lecture on "Motor Control" in Pierce 202 this evening at 8 o'clock. The lecture will be open to the University.
Swiss Student on "World's Peace."
Mr. Edmund Privat, of Geneva, Switzerland, a graduate of Geneva University, will give an informal lecture in Thayer 55 this evening at 8 o'clock, on World's Peace" to which all members of the University are cordially invited.