Reflections on the Impact of the Reconstruction Amendments: A Research Symposium on the Social and Economic Outcomes of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
March 15 - March 17, 2017
The National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, in conjunction with the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, is hosting a conference in Washington, D.C., on March 14-17, 2017 entitled Reflections on the Impact of the Reconstruction Amendments: A Research Symposium on the Social and Economic Outcomes of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. The conference will be devoted to characterizing the state of knowledge and identification of critical new directions for research in the social and behavioral sciences, and on economic inequality in the context of the impact of the Reconstruction Amendments. Conferees include interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students, senior scholars who are historians, economists, sociologists, and psychologists from Duke University and other institutions located in the Washington, D.C., area and across the United States. The event will be held at the National Archives Building, giving participants the opportunity to see historical documents related to the period.
Conference participants should plan to use the Special Events entrance located enter near the corner at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.
Security Screening will be conducted upon entry.
For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at (919)-684-4807 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Image Credit: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.