Thomas Jefferson, Race, Slavery, and the Problem of American Nationhood


Location: Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law (View on map )

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

The Department of Africana Studies is coordinating this Walk the Walk Week lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, and Peter Onuf, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor Emeritus, at the University of Virginia. The speakers co-authored Most Blessed of Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination.

A reception will be held in the Atrium immediately following the lecture.

This event is co-sponsored by: 

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • President’s Office
  • Notre Dame Law School
  • Constitutional Studies Program
  • Democratization Theory Research Cluster, Kellogg Institute for International Studies
  • Department of American Studies
  • Department of English
  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science        
  • Gender Studies Program                            
  • Institute for Latino Studies 
  • Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies