Annette Gordon-Reed, a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning scholar, is a preeminent historian of early America, law, slavery, and the country’s third president. Join us for a conversation about Thomas Jefferson’s impact on our republic and the distance between his principles and lived reality. She will be joined by Brown University Assistant Professor Emily Owens.
Sponsored by Chas A. Miller III & Birch Coffey/Lois H. and Charles A. Miller Foundation
EX LIBRIS is a series of virtual programs produced by the Providence Athenæum. Featuring an array of humanities scholars, authors, historians, and thought leaders, these short conversations illuminate fascinating topics and inspire the intellectually curious. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speaker after the presentation. You will need access to a computer or other internet-connected device to join the program on Zoom.