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The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind: Thomas Jefferson’s Idea of a University - Andrew Jackson O&#039;Shaughnessy - <span class="date-display-single">10/10/2018 - 4:30pm</span>

The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind: Thomas Jefferson’s Idea of a University

10/10/2018 - 4:30pm

Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium

Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society, the 2018 James Madison Lecture welcomes Andrew O'Shaughnessy to speak about Thomas Jefferson’s revolutionary ideas about higher education, which continue to have relevance to public education in our country today. Dr. O’Shaughnessy is the Vice President of Monticello, the Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Professor of History at the University of Virginia, and a prize-winning author.

Andrew Jackson O&#039;Shaughnessy

About Presenter Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

 

Dr. Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy is the Vice President of Monticello, the Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. An Oxford graduate, Dr. O’Shaughnessy was awarded the prestigious George Washington Book Prize and the New-York Historical Society American History Book Prize for his most recent publication, The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of Empire.

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