Friday, October 13
Sewanee to Host Symposium: ‘Enfranchising Equality: How History Matters to the Future of Voting Rights’
The University of the South will host a symposium Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13, in anticipation of the 150th anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment’s voting rights guarantees. “Enfranchising Equality: How History Matters to the Future of Voting Rights” will bring together some of the nation’s leading historians, constitutional scholars, lawyers, and judges to explore the rich and complicated history of the Fifteenth Amendment and to reflect on the Amendment’s future in light of its past. All events will be at the Sewanee Inn.