Northwestern University

Mon 7:00 PM

Police Powers, the Anti-Slavery Movement, and the Origins of the Fourteenth Amendment

When: Monday, March 12, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston,, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: free

Contact: Jill Mannor  

Group: One Book One Northwestern 2017-2018

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Kate Masur, Associate Professor of History, will explore the history of racism in American law, with an emphasis on antislavery activists’ challenges to discriminatory state laws and the origins of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Co-sponsored by Kaplan Humanities Institute and Evanston Public Library as part of the Evanston Northwestern Humanities Lecture Series.

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