Radcliffe on the Road

Rescuing the Past and Future at Jefferson’s Monticello

Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff Photographer

Dean Lizabeth Cohen of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University invites you to attend a reception and lecture by:

Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and a MacArthur Fellowship
Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute,
Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, and
professor of history at Harvard University

Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson and over the years, hundreds of enslaved African Americans. What does this place tell us about the American past, and what does it suggest about our capacity to go forward as a multiracial society premised on the notions of equality raised in Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence?

6 p.m., Reception
7 p.m., Program

Presented by:
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Harvard Alumni Association