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MSU to host Constitution Day events

Morehead State University’s Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, International and Legal Studies will present three events to celebrate Constitution Day 2017.

Brian Talbot, of Washington University in St. Louis, will present “Moral Uncertainty and Legal Action” Friday, Sept. 22, from 3 until 4:15 p.m. in the Athena Room (second floor) of the Camden-Carroll Library.

From 4:15 until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, Morehead Mayor Jim Tom Trent will lead the reading of the Constitution at the Little Bell Tower. This event is sponsored by the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) Cicero Society.

A panel discussion by Dr. Christine Basil, visiting assistant professor of government; Joe Dunman, visiting assistant professor of legal studies; Dr. William Green, professor of government; and Dr. Jonathan Pidluzny, associate professor of government; is slated for 112 Rader, Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. with the topic, “The Trump Administration and the U.S. Constitution.”

The programs are free and open to the public.

Presented with support from the Center for Regional Engagement, Statesmanship Center, Buckner and Sally S. Hinkle Endowment for Humanities, Office of the Provost, Craft Academy and ISI Cicero Society.

Additional information is available by contacting Dr. Dianna Murphy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences associate dean, at 606-783-2720 or visit