Peter Onuf, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Virginia, and co-host of National Public Radio’s Backstory with the American History Guys, will deliver a lecture on “Jefferson’s Vision: Science, Law, and the New Republic,” at 7 pm on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in the Hermann Hall Ballroom. Onuf’s lecture is part of the “Infrastructures of Creativity: Institutions and Innovation in the 18th and 21st Centuries” conference which is hosted by the Benjamin Franklin Project.
The conference will consider today’s innovation landscape alongside that of the Atlantic Enlightenment, which was a period of remarkable innovation and creativity. Visit for a full list of conference events or additional details. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to attend.