The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics is dedicated to education and public discussion of current issues in law and politics. We invite scholars and advocates to the University of Oregon to carry on the tradition of the late Senator Wayne Morse.
Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7 p.m.
110 Knight Law Center
Featuring Randall Balmer, Professor in the Arts & Sciences of Dartmouth College. A historian of U.S. religion, Balmer is regularly asked to comment on religion in American life and has been an expert witness in several First Amendment cases, including Snyder v. … More Info
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
Gerlinger Lounge, 15th and University
Featuring Kerry Tymchuk, executive director of the Oregon Historical Society. Tymchuk is a fifth-generation Oregonian. His distinguished public service career includes working as a top aide and advisor to Elizabeth Dole, Bob Dole and Gordon Smith. He has coauthored four … More Info
Thursday, February 12, 4:30 p.m.
Wayne Morse Commons, Knight Law Center
A book event featuring historian Chris Appy, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Book signing to follow. Appy examines the relationship between the Vietnam War’s realities and myths and its impact on our national identity, conscience, pride, shame, popular culture, and postwar … More Info