The Eric Voegelin Institute is hosting William B. Allen, Dean Emeritus, James Madison College at Michigan State University, to speak how Washington and Lincoln prepared the end of slavery in America, on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 3.00-4.30 PM (Central Time). You can register for the event here.
Allen has served as both member and chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and as a Kellogg National Fellow, a Fulbright Fellow, a visiting fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University and the Matthew J. Ryan Center at Villanova University, and a visiting scholar at the University of Colorado. Allen edited “George Washington: A Collection” and authored “George Washington: America’s First Progressive,” “Rethinking Uncle Tom: The Political Philosophy of H.B. Stowe” and numerous other books and essays, including a series of lectures on The Federalist first delivered in Baton Rouge.