[act-ma] 3/19 Eric Foner will speak at Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series,

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sat Mar 16 07:31:38 PDT 2019

Historian Eric Foner will speak at Boston University’s Howard Zinn 
Memorial Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Foner will talk on the topic of “The Second Founding: How the Civil War 
and Reconstruction Forged a Constitutional Revolution.”

Foner is known for several texts including /Nothing But Freedom: 
Emancipation and Its Legacy/ (1983); /Reconstruction: America’s 
Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877/ (1988) /Who Owns History? Rethinking 
the Past in a Changing World/ (2002); his survey textbook of American 
history, /Give Me Liberty! An American History/ (2004); and /The Fiery 
Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery/ (2010).

More event information and registration available at the Boston 
University Alumni Association website 

The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series was created in 2008 by former 
Zinn student Alex H. MacDonald (CAS’72) and his wife Dr. Maureen A. 
Strafford (MED’76). Read more about Zinn’s impact on students in the Our 
Favorite Teacher series 
<https://www.howardzinn.org/about/howard-zinn-favorite-teacher/> and 
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