Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.
Fall of 2012 was the perfect time to conduct a class about American electoral politics - so it was taken up as the topic for Currents, a class offered to incoming Freshmen. The course explores the 2012 election from a variety of academic perspectives - including, but not limited to, philosophy, economics, history, and, of course, political science. In this podcast, five Currents students shared their experiences with the class.
WHAT: “Feebler Voices?” Men in the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890
WHO: Professor Hélène Quanquin, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)
WHERE: Niles Gallery, Lucile Little Fine Arts Library
WHEN: Monday, August 27th 3:00 pm
Professor Hélène Quanquin (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3) is a well-regarded historian of American culture with particular expertise on the history of feminism in the US, the history of American reform, and the history of masculinity in the US. Professor Quanquin will be on campus as part of the Global Connections initiative, a project which links courses at UK to courses taught at universities around the world. As part of this program, Professor Quanquin is team-teaching with Professor Kathi Kern History 405: The History of Women in the United States, 1900-present, offered this fall.
Professor Quanquin’s lecture is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the University of Kentucky History Department.