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UNF Constitution Week 2017

September 12 - 21, 2017

Constitutional resources were on display at the library all week. Pocket Constitutions were handed out to first visitors at events.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Popcorn and Politics: A Civil Environment to Discuss Current Political Issues

U.S. Federal Judge Timothy Corrigan and Dr. Matthew Corrgian talked about the Constitution and the First Amendment.

 

The event was held at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, 1st floor from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monuments and Public Memory: Past and Present Controversies Around Confederate Statues

This event included a roundtable with student activities. Featuring Brandi Denison, Rosa DeJorio, Bill Delaney, and Keith Cartwright with Linda Howell as moderator.

 

The event took place in the Writing Center, building 4, room 2501, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Market Days with the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society

Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society members shared best practices when it comes to contacting your local, state, and federal representatives.

 

This event took place in the Student Union Osprey Plaza from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Decoding Texts: How the Constitution is interpreted like religious texts

Discussions with Julie Ingersoll, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

 

The event took place at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Special Collections Reading Room from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trademarks and Free Speech: Redskins, Slants and Fuct

Dr. Amanda Reid, Associate Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law and Dr. Adrienne Lerner, UNF Director of the pre-law program discussed the First Amendment and how it relates to trademarks.

 

This event took place from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.