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  • “The Polarizers”: Colloquium with Colgate Prof. Sam Rosenfeld

    First, a definition. In recent times, ‘polarized’ has become ubiquitous in political discourse, and it … Continued

  • “Republicanism, Slavery, and the Constitution”: Colloquium with Prof. Forrest Nabors

    In late 2017, University of Alaska-Anchorage Assistant Professor of Political Science Forrest Nabors published From … Continued

  • The Contributions of John Dickinson: Constitution Week Talk with Prof. Jane Calvert

    As University of Kentucky Associate Professor of History Jane Calvert noted in setting up her … Continued

  • “Constitutional Principles and America’s Original Sin”: Constitution Day Lecture with Texas’ Gary Jacobsohn

    The prevailing conception in the United States, University of Texas Professor of Government Gary Jacobsohn … Continued

  • On American Anti-Slavery Literature: With Visiting Scholar Lawrence Goldman

    “Arbitrary.” “Reversal.” “Liable at every moment…to these frightful and unnecessary calamities.” The vocabulary of the … Continued

  • A Transatlantic View of Jackson’s Bank Veto: Colloquium with Prof. Richard R. John (Columbia University)

    As Columbia University Professor of Communications and History Richard R. John noted in setting up … Continued

  • 2018 Missouri Summer Teachers Academy

    Officially in the books, our third annual Summer Teachers Academy brought high school educators from … Continued

  • Cambridge History of America and the World: May 2018 Conference

    “This is the time for this project.” So began the May 17-19 conference for the … Continued

  • “Democracy in the Age of Jefferson”: Inaugural Distinguished Research Fellow Lecture

    It was fitting that CUNY-Graduate Center and Lehman College Professor Andrew W. Robertson began his … Continued

  • “Jeffersonian Constitutionalism”: Dinner Lecture with Rice University Prof. John Boles

    Constructing a story of Thomas Jefferson’s contributions to defining the purposes and powers of government, … Continued