Law, Culture & Legacies of Slavery

Renowned historian, author and legal scholar, Annette Gordon-Reed will lecture on “Law, Culture and Legacies of Slavery” on Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 300. Gordon-Reed, the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Professor of History, and Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History Law at Harvard University, won a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for history for her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. Her other works include Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History, Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, and a biography of president Andrew Johnson. Sponsor: The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy in collaboration with the BC Legal History Round-Table.
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