Riley Institute at Furman Sponsors Event in Honor of Constitution Day Friday, Sept. 16
GREENVILLE, S.C.—In honor of Constitution Day, the Richard W. Riley Institute of Government, Politics and Public Leadership at Furman University will stage a modern-day version of the 1789 Constitutional Convention on Friday, Sept. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Watkins Room of University Center.
In “A Republic to Keep?” the Constitutional Convention of 1789 is reenacted within the 21st century news and social media context. This event includes a series of brief vignettes that look at the division over what the actual structure of our government should be and how power would be divided. The event is free and open to the public.
A faculty panel discussion moderated by political science department chair, Danielle Vinson, will follow the program. Panel members include political science professors David Fleming, Jim Guth and Liz Smith.
For more information about the event contact the Riley Institute at 864-294-3546 or go to http://riley.furman.edu/.