Seminar Dates & Times

Wednesdays   |   10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EST


Wednesdays   |   2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. EST



September 16, 30
October 14, 28
November 11
December 2


Reconstruction & Revitalization in American History

Moderated by Professor Robert David “KC” Johnson

 As we look toward a renewal after the COVID-19 era, this Seminar will examine how the United States has recovered from past crises—with an emphasis on the largely successful efforts to rebuild from political, international, and structural setbacks. We will begin with the aftermath of the Revolution and continue until the 21st century. The final few minutes of each session will discuss contemporary events.

Audio/video will be used.

Session 1 Recovering from Revolution
Session 2 Reconstruction from the Civil War
Session 3 Recovering from the Great Depression
Session 4 Rebuilding from Worldwide Wars
Session 5 1970s: Rebuilding Political Culture
Session 6 COIVID-19 and Past Reconstructions: Continuity and Change

Seminar Cost: $450 (tax-deductible portion $225)