2022-23 Speaker Series

 

September 14, 2022

"Dueling Constitutions: The Conflict over Slavery in the Early Republic"

James Oakes (Professor of History, City University of New York)

Mercer's Undergraduate Constitution Day Observance

6:00-7:15pm in the Presidents' Dining Room of the University Center

constitution2

 

November 21, 2022

"Three Founding Narratives: The Historic Declaration of Independence, Democracy vs. Liberalism, and Slavery and the Challenges Facing American Conservatism"

Barry Shain (Professor of Political Science, Colgate University)

6:00-7:15pm in the Presidents' Dining Room of the University Center

Declaration signing

 

April 17-18, 2023

The A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas

On Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Featuring: 

Christopher Kelly (Political Science, Boston College)

John Scott (Political Science, UC Davis)