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American Literature and The Constitution
May 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
From the event organizer:
Join law professors Bernadette Meyler of Stanford University Alison LaCroix of the University of Chicago Law School and co-editor of the new book, Cannons, and Codes: Law, Literature, and America’s Wars, and political scientist Catherine Zuckert of the University of Notre Dame and Arizona State University, for a discussion exploring the ways American literature—including the works of Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and others—has intersected with the Constitution and American democracy from the nation’s founding, to the Civil War, and beyond. Jeffrey Rosen, president, and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.
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