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

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/12/18
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Evanston Public Library

Hosted by
Northwestern University


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

Northwestern University

Monday, March 12, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Presenter: Kate Masur, Associate Professor, Department of History

Kate Masur’s talk 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.

This talk is part of the Evanston Northwestern Humanities Lecture Series, where Northwestern faculty share and discuss their research with the public in casual evening lectures at the Evanston Public Library. Co-presented by the Evanston Public Library and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

 

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