The Civil Rights Legacy of Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh


Location: Washington Hall

mcawardpreview2 To inaugurate its 40th year, The Center for Civil & Human Rights was proud to host this special evening of history, narrative, and insightful research by Jennifer Mason McAward. Prof. McAward’s careful reading of the Hesburgh Papers resulted in a lively and affecting portrait of Fr. Hesburgh as a figure deeply involved in the significant civil rights issues of our times.

A complete video evening’s event may be viewed below.

Co-sponsored by The Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, Notre Dame Student Government, Hesburgh Libraries, The Center for Social Concerns, and the Dept. of Africana Studies.