Lecture: Religious Freedom and the American Experiment
Daniel Walker Howe will be presenting the lecture: "Religious Freedom and Conflict in the Young American Nation, 1800 to the Civil War" on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lower Campus Center as part of the Constitutional Studies Center lecture series Religious Toleration and the American Experiment. Free and open to the public.
Daniel Walker Howe is a Rhodes Professor of American History Emeritus, Oxford University and Professor of History Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles. His book, What Hath God Wrought: the transformation of America, 1815-1848, has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for history. Professor Howe is especially expert in the history of religious communities in the early American republic. This lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 11, at 7:00pm, in the Lower Campus Center.
This lecture is part of a spring lecture series featuring internationally prominent academics, each of whom will address the theme of "Religious Toleration and the American Experiment." This program, sponsored by the Apgar Foundation, will feature three lectures on theoretical founding of religious toleration, the U.S. Constitution, and religious practice in the early United States. Part of a yearlong program by the same title, this lecture series will hold events on February 19, March 13, and April 11 of 2018.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Carroll College's Constitutional Studies Center.