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1619-Present -- 11/12/20 Daypass -- Reconstruction and the 1619 Project
Speaker: Professor Pamela Brandwein, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan Pamela Brandwein’s research and teaching interests include constitutional law and politics; race, politics, and civil rights; and American political development. A specialist in the law and politics of Reconstruction, her most recent book, Rethinking the Judicial Settlement of Reconstruction (Cambridge, 2011), revises conventional wisdom about the Supreme Court’s settlement of Reconstruction. She has twice been honored to deliver Leon Silverman lectures at the U.S. Supreme Court. Speaker’s Synopsis: This presentation will offer a view of Reconstruction as it relates to the 1619 Project. Framing Reconstruction as a struggle to reconceive the nation, the lecture will cover the Union coalition; the multiple versions of antislavery; the “language” of race and rights; points of consensus and division in the post-war Republican Party; the Reconstruction Amendments and their early judicial interpretation; the roles of violence and economic depression in the defeat of Reconstruction; and the multiple legacies of Reconstruction. A link to OLLI's 1619 Lecture Series brochure is available, see: https://www.olli-umich.org/sites/default/files/files/downloads/ThLS%232%20Brochure%202020-2021%20Final%20-%20Updated.pdf A link to The 1619 Project Interactive Magazine can be found here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html A resources list put together by the OLLI 1619 subcommittee is available, see: https://www.olli-umich.org/sites/default/files/files/downloads/1619%20Project%20%20Resource%20List%20Oct.%201.pdf Lunch Bunch Discussions Lunch Bunch OLLI Commons sessions for discussion follow each of the lectures in the Thursday Morning Lecture Series. These discussion and personal reflection sessions are free—no registration required. Each discussion and reflection session will be led by a member of the sub-committee that created the lecture series. The sessions start at noon. Lunch Bunch Zoom Meeting ID: 955 7490 2503 Lunch Bunch: Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/95574902503 Lunch Bunch: Audio only dial: 1-312-626-6799 Follow this link for more information on the Lunch Bunch OLLI Commons sessions: https://www.olli-umich.org/olli-commons#OLLICommons-LunchBunch
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Series 2 - 1619-Present - The Many Consequences of Slavery
Date(s) : 11/12/2020
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED