YEAH is pleased to announce the following upcoming talk by legal historian Saul Cornell, Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University
Thursday March 24 at 4PM in HGS 217A
Will the Real Founding Father’s Please Stand Up: Or Why Do Historians Dislike Constitutional Originalism so Much?
Professor Cornell is the author of two prize-winning works in American legal history. He is one of the nation’s leading authorities on early American constitutional thought. His work has been widely cited by legal scholars, historians, and has been cited by the U.S Supreme Court and several state supreme courts. Professor Cornell has also been a leading advocate of using new media to teach history and is the author of a new American history text book, Visions of America. This path breaking book uses visual materials to illustrate the competing visions that have shaped American history.