2020-21 Speaker Series
April 26, 2021
"A Testimony Against Slavery: Reading Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass in its Historical and Literary Context"
Scott C. Williamson (Louisville Seminary)
Then, join us via Zoom on April 26 at 6:00pm for a live Q&A with Dr. Williamson. Click invitation here.
2020 A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas
John Locke and the Dawn of Liberalism
Feel free to view all the presentation below, and then join the Q&A for all three panels on Thursday, November 19th. The first two panels will run 75 minutes. The third will run for one hour. Click here to join the Conference live on November 19th.
Panel on Slavery and Liberty
Holly Brewer (History, University of Maryland)
Steven Forde (Political Science, UNT and St. John's College)
Gabrielle Stanton Ray (Philosophy, Tulane)
Panel on Politics in Theory and Practice
Daniel Cullen (Political Science, Rhodes College)
Peter Josephson (Politics, St. Anselm College)
J. Judd Owen (Political Science, Emory University)
Panel on Nature, Convention, and the Family
Nasser Behnegar (Political Science, Boston College)
Rita Koganzon (Political Science, Univ. of Virginia)
Scott Yenor (Political Science, Boise State University)
September 17, 2020
Mercer's Undergraduate Constitution Day Observance
Frederick Douglass and the U.S. Constitution
Nicholas Buccola (Linfield College)
Then, join us via Zoom on September 17 at 7:00pm for a Q&A session with Dr. Buccola: Click Invitation Here.
Event sponsored by a generous grant from the Jack Miller Center
October 15, 2020
Frederick Douglass and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"
Roosevelt Montás (Columbia University)
Then, join us via Zoom on October 15 at 7:00pm for a Q&A session with Dr. Montás: Click Invitation Here.