Few historians have brought such insight, wisdom and empathy to public discourse as Harvard’s Jill Lepore. A two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, longlisted for the National Book Award and recipient of numerous awards and honors, Lepore brings her panoptic range and razor-sharp style to a discussion of the Supreme Court and the looming crisis of the U.S. Constitution’s unamendability. The U.S. Constitution was always meant to be added to and improved, so how has it become one of the most difficult in the world to change? And what are the consequences?
Date: Tuesday, October 24
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117