Save the Date › Annual Symposium: “Reconstruction”

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on Friday, May 4, 2018. Save the date for an inspiring gathering of scholars speaking about Reconstruction, with a focus on the Reconstruction Amendments and questions of citizenship related to the 14th Amendment, which was ratified 150 years ago.

More detailed information is available here, and pre-registration is also available and encouraged.

Speakers Include:

Brandi Brimmer: Morgan State University
Vernon Burton: Clemson University and emeritus University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Gabriel “Jack” Chin: UC Davis School of Law
Ray Diamond: Louisiana State University
Paul Finkleman: Gratz College and symposium co-director
Alsya Landry: Gratz College and Office of the Navajo President and Vice President
Mark Summers: University of Kentucky
Rebecca Zietlow: University of Toledo College of Law