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ProfTalks Lectures Presents: "Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical"

A Talk by Dr. Robert Watson

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Innis Town Hall at the University of Toronto

8 p.m.

Our next event on Saturday, November 19, 2016, features award-winning historian, author and political commentator, Dr. Robert Watson, who will reveal the fascinating story of one of America’s most important founders, Alexander Hamilton, in his talk on “Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical“.

Don’t miss Dr. Watson’s captivating exploration of the phenomenon of “Hamilton”, the Tony-award winning smash Broadway musical and his discussion of the provocative questions it raises, questions that resonate even today.

Robert Watson is an award-winning professor, analyst for numerous news outlets, and author who has published 40 books, two encyclopedia sets, and hundreds of scholarly articles, essays, and book chapters on topics in American history and politics. His recent books include Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012), America’s First Crisis: The War of 1812 (SUNY Press, 2013), and The Presidents’ Wives: The Office of First Lady in US Politics (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014).

Join us on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. for this fascinating  and entertaining talk! You won’t want to miss it!

Robert Watson will sign his book, Affairs of Statethe little known story of scandals and love affairs of American presidents and leaders, including Alexander Hamilton, following the lecture. Books will be available for purchase.


We’re excited to announce that we are offering student∗ pricing of $22 plus HST. That represents a discount of almost 25% . Use Promo Code: STUDENT when registering online. Student pricing is available to and including the date of the lecture. However, seating is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment!


We’re excited to announce that our EARLY BIRD OFFER has been extended to October 31st . Get 15%+ OFF our regular price – Use Early Bird Promo Code: EARLY when registering online. Early bird pricing is available only until October 31, 2016, so DON’T DELAY! 

Professor Robert Watson, Lynn University, winner of the IPPY award

Professor Robert Watson, Lynn University, winner of the IPPY award. Read bio

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Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Innis Town Hall in Toronto

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* Opening lyrics of the first song of Hamilton: An American Musical” by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Student pricing is available to all full and part-time students. ProfTalks reserves the right to require evidence of eligibility.