Celebrate Constitution Day!
9 a.m.: State of the Union: Civics
Discuss the state of civics education in the United States. This is an opportunity to explore the essential skills needed for a robust republic and the tools necessary to promote active and healthy civil discourse in our country today. Panelists will share what their organizations are doing at every level to build guardrails of democracy and support students nationwide.
11:15 a.m.: Virtual talk with Professor Jonathan Turley
Join us for an informative talk by legal scholar Jonathan Turley. A brief discussion and Q&A, moderated by SMC Professor Hari Vishwanadha, will follow the talk.
2 p.m.: Constitution 101 Trivia
Connect with SMC students, learn More About the U.S. Constitution and play Constitution Trivia via Kahoot!
3:30 p.m.: America's Town Hall program: The Legacy of America's Founding Fathers
Explore how to understand the legacy of the American Revolution and the founders in the 21st century. Historian Gordon Wood will join historian Edward Larson, author Emily Pears, and scholar Lucas Morel to discuss Wood’s newest book "Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution."