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Christendom: James Madison’s Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism
March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On March 24, 2022, the Tocqueville Forum on Liberal Democracy at Christendom College hosted JMC faculty partner Lynn Uzzell for a lecture on James Madison.
Thursday, March 24, 2022 • 4:00 PM EDT
Lynn Uzzell teaches American politics and rhetoric at the University of Virginia and Washington and Lee University and is the founding director of the Summer Civics Institute at UVA. She is currently working on two book manuscripts relating to the records of the Constitutional Convention. She received her B.A. in speech communications at Black Hills State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in politics at the University of Dallas. She has taught extensively on political philosophy, rhetoric, the United States Constitution, and American political thought at Baylor University, the University of Virginia, the University of Richmond, and Washington and Lee University. She specializes in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. For four years she was also the scholar in residence at the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier.
Professor Uzzell is a JMC faculty partner.
From the program
The Tocqueville Forum fosters an enriched understanding of America’s political principles in order to encourage informed civic engagement. The forum offers an annual series of lectures, seminars, reading groups, and other programming which advance a deeper knowledge of America’s fundamental political commitments to liberty and equality.
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