Constitution Day: Bound by War: The Philippines and the U.S. Constitution in the Pacific Century


Sep. 17, 2021, 4pm to 5:15pm

Office/Remote Location



Join us for a virtual/live discussion led by Professor Christopher Capozzola on his book, Bound By War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Century. The long and entwined military history of the United States and the Philippines has raised fundamental questions about the U.S. constitution. How have Americans and Filipinos debated that shared constitutional history, and how might it inform contemporary policy?

Biographical Information

Christopher Capozzola is Professor and Head of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America’s First Pacific Century (Basic Books, 2020) and an Academic Adviser for the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project.


Free and open to the public

Admission Information

Attendees must pre-register and may submit questions for Professor Capozolla.

Webex information will be provided to registrants.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

The event is held in association with the College of Liberal Arts’ University Forum lecture series and is co-sponsored by the Executive Vice President and Provost, William S. Boyd School of Law, the departments of History and Political Science, and the Nevada Center for Civic Engagement.