University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Frederick Douglass, the Making of an American

On February 23, 2022, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas's Great Works Academic Certificate Program hosted JMC faculty partner Lucas Morel for an in-person/virtual lecture on Frederick Douglass's life and character: Professor Morel will explore how a man who had every reason to hate America became one of the nation’s strongest defenders. Born into slavery, Douglass […]

University of North Texas: Frederick Douglass’s America

On March 31, 2022, the University of North Texas's Constitutionalism and Democracy Forum hosted JMC faculty partner Diana Schaub for a public lecture on her research on Frederick Douglass. Thursday, March 31, 2022 • 4:00 PM CDT Willis Library, 250 H • University of North Texas Click here to learn more >>     Diana […]

Linfield University: Darius Wallace Performs Frederick Douglass

On April 11, 2022, the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice at Linfield University will be hosting acclaimed stage actor Darius Wallace for his portrayal of Frederick Douglass. Mr. Wallace performs one man shows in which he plays Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King Jr., and many other important figures in black history. […]

University of Nebraska-Omaha: Liberty, Union, and the Constitution – Lessons from the Nineteenth Century

On November 10, 2022, the Constitutional Studies Forum at the University of Nebraska-Omaha will be hosting a panel discussion featuring three distinguished scholars presenting on the constitutional thought of three important nineteenth century American leaders. Lucas Morel of Washington and Lee University will present on Abraham Lincoln. Peter Myers of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire […]

Jacksonville State University: A Discussion of Douglass’s Remarkable 1876 Eulogy of Lincoln

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a hybrid in-person/virtual presentation and Q&A with Richard Ruderman on "Douglass’s Remarkable 1876 Eulogy of Lincoln": Why does Frederick Douglass remain such a challenge—to so many people across the political spectrum—today? In the summer of 2020, a statue of Frederick Douglass […]

Jacksonville State University: Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a virtual presentation and Q&A with Dr. Philip Yaure on "Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism": Dr. Philip Yaure will have a presentation on "Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism" to examine three ideas of what makes someone a citizen. He argues that Frederick Douglass […]