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

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, spoke at Notre Dame for a Walk the Walk Week event on January 23, 2020.

Gordon-Reed and Onuf co-authored “Most Blessed of Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination.”

The Department of Africana Studies coordinated the event with multiple co-sponsors, including Notre Dame Law School, which hosted the lecture in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom.

January 23, 2020

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