Beginning at 6:00 PM EST on Thursday 12/5, stream the 2019 Montgomery Lecture with Howard Gardner

The Spirit of Inquiry in the Age of Jefferson


The conference sessions on Friday, June 8, 2018 will be held at:
American Philosophical Society
Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106


Portrait of Thomas Jefferson

In commemoration of the 275th anniversary of the American Philosophical Society’s founding in 1743 and the birth of its long-time President, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826, APS 1780, President 1797-1814), the APS Library, along with the National Constitution Center, the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, and the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania are organizing a daylong symposium that aims to explore the history of science, knowledge production, and learning during the Age of Jefferson (1743-1826).

More details and registration information can be found on the conference website.

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6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Reception 5:30 p.m, Lecture, 6:00 p.m.
Reception 5:30 p.m, Lecture, 6:00 p.m.