Anderson to discuss 14th Amendment, citizenship, national identity in CAS Annual Lecture

James Anderson, the dean of the College of Education and a Center for Advanced Study professor of educational policy, organization and leadership, will deliver the CAS Annual Lecture on Oct. 17. He’ll talk about the 14th Amendment, passed during the Second Founding of our country, and its implications for current debates about citizenship, immigration and national identity. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

Editor’s note: More information about the Center for Advanced Study Annual Lecture can be found online.

Source: Illinois NEWS BUREAU

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Anderson to discuss 14th Amendment, citizenship, national identity in CAS Annual Lecture
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Anderson to discuss 14th Amendment, citizenship, national identity in CAS Annual Lecture
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The “Second Founding” of our country after the Civil War defined the core values of America – freedom and equality. The passage of the Reconstruction Amendments (13th, 14th and 15th) ended slavery, defined citizenship, guaranteed equal protection of the laws and expanded the right to vote to all male citizens.