Fall public lecture series announced

(September 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.-The McConnell Center offers the following free and public events for fall 2010.

From discussions with biography buffs to analysis with political pundits — and several conversations on the U.S. Constitution thrown into the mix, the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville is pleased to present nine free and public events this fall as part of its public lecture series.

"At this juncture in American history with so many questions raised about what the Constitution means — and even what it means to be an American, the McConnell Center is pleased to bring several of America's great experts in law, history and electoral politics to the Louisville community," said Dr. Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center.

No tickets are required.

Guests Topic Date Time Location
Panel of free speech scholars
Free Speech in the Internet Era & Implications for Democracy
Sept. 14
12-1:15 p.m.

Brandeis School of Law (Room 275)*
David & Jeanne Heidler
Henry Clay: The Essential American
Sept. 14
6-7 p.m.
The Filson Club
Sam Marcossen v. Bruce Frohnen
Gay Rights, Freedom of Association & School Policy: A Debate
Sept. 16
12-1:15 p.m.
Brandeis School of Law (Room 275)*

Constitution Day 2010 (free cake and constitutions!)
Sept. 17
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Student Activities Center, 2nd Floor*
James W. Loewen
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Oct. 21
4-5 p.m.
Chao Auditorium*
Dr. Jasmine Farrier
Separation of Powers Before & After the 2010 Elections
Oct. 22
2-3 p.m.
Ford Hall 407*
Dr. Barbara Perry
May It Please the Court: Reflections on an Effective Oral Argument from a Veteran Observer
Oct. 29

12-1 p.m.
McConnell Center, Ekstrom LIbrary W203*
Dr. Rosalind Remer
Benjamin Franklin: An American Legacy
Nov. 8
4-5 p.m.
McConnell Center, Ekstrom Library W203*
Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck, Scott Jennings & Vince Gabbert
The 2010 Elections: A Retrospective
Nov. 12
2-3:30 p.m.
Ford Hall 407*