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Reconstruction and the 1619 Project
Reconstruction and the 1619 Project
Professor Pamela Brandwein
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.
Lecture Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Lecture Date : 11/12/2020      
Program Year : 2020-21      
Term : Fall      
Fee : $10.00