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Constitution Day Celebration

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:45am to 4:00pm

Join the College of Liberal Arts for a full day of events commemorating Constitution Day at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. We will be celebrating the founding document of the American republic.

Full schedule of events:

  • 11 a.m. – Naturalization ceremony – Located in Constitution Park (courtyard near Judice-Rickels Hall)
  • 11:30 a.m. – “Celebrating our Constitution” with Dr. Rick Swanson, head of the Department of Political Science
  • 11:45 a.m. –  Free copies of the Constitution will be distributed (courtyard near Judice-Rickels Hall).
  • 2 p.m.  – Dr. Rick Swanson will present “The History of Black Civil Rights in Lafayette Parish, 1724-1971.” (Griffin Hall, Room 147)
  • 3:15 p.m. – D’Weston Haywood, Maria Seger, Ian Beamish and Rick Swanson will lead a panel discussion about “The Jim Crow Monuments Controversy.” (Griffin Hall, Room 147)

All Constitution Day events are free and open to the public.

 

Type: 
Ceremony
Holiday & Observation
Primary sponsor: 
College of Liberal Arts
Location: 
Judice-Rickels Hall
Directions: 

Constitution Day events and activities at UL Lafayette will be held in the courtyard near Judice-Rickels Hall and in Griffin Hall, Room 147. See the schedule above for details.

Event contact email: 
Event target audience: 
Alumni
Faculty
General public
Staff
Students
Visitors
Event open to: 
General public
Admission info: 
Free to public
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