Mason to Celebrate Constitution Day with Panel Discussion

Posted: September 12, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Democracy Project and Student Media will sponsor a panel discussion to commemorate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17, at noon in the Johnson Center Cinema.

The panel is titled “What Was the Founding Generation Thinking?” and features

  • Claire Snyder, associate professor of political theory and Democracy Project coordinator, who will discuss democratic theory in “Liberty, Equality and We the People”
  • Roger Mellen, PhD History ’07, who will discuss American history in “George Mason and the Origins of Liberty of the Press”
  • Randolph Scully, assistant professor of history and art history, who will discuss early Virginia history in “Slavery and the Constitution”
  • Jim Pfiffner, university professor of public policy, who will discuss the American presidency in “George W. Bush, the Rule of Law and the Constitution”

Refreshments will be served.

For more information on the Democracy Project at Mason, see the web site.

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