Andy Trees, Roosevelt University | Newberry

Andy Trees, Roosevelt University

Thursday, April 12, 2018

5-6:30pm

Center for American History and Culture Programs
American Political Thought Seminar

Apocalypse Now: Thomas Jefferson’s Radical Enlightenment

This paper will explore how Jefferson’s conception of the enlightenment led him to apocalyptic conclusions in which he predicted that “rivers of blood” would wash over the earth.

Cost and Registration Information 

Newberry Scholarly Seminars are pre-circulated. For a copy of the paper, email the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org. Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend.