University Forum: The Fourteenth Amendment


Sep. 17, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location



The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "The Fourteenth Amendment and the Reconstruction of Rights after the Civil War" a talk by Laura F. Edwards, Peabody Family Professor of History, Duke University.

This Constitution Day lecture explores the importance of Americans’ engagement with the 14th Amendment, focusing on their efforts to extend the definition of rights, to demand federal government enforcement, and to make law accountable to them.

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Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.

Co-sponsored by the Executive Vice President and Provost, William S. Boyd School of Law, and the Departments of History and Political Science.