Book Talk with Mary Sarah Bilder
Friday, November 20 5-6pm
Book Signing beginning at 4:30pm
Free and Open to the Public
Professor Mary Sarah Bilder is the author of Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention (Harvard University Press, 2015). The book has been called “a superb study” and “accessible and brilliant rethinking of a crucial moment in American history” (Robert K. Landers, The Wall Street Journal); a “major contribution to our understanding of the Constitutional Convention” (Jack N. Rakove); and “an exceptionally important piece of work that will have a profound impact on all future work on the Constitutional Convention.” (Richard Beeman). Professor Bilder teaches in the areas of property, trusts and estates, and American legal and constitutional history at Boston College Law School. She has been a visiting professor at Harvard and Columbia Law Schools. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Harvard Law School and University. Her recent work has focused on the history of the Constitution, James Madison and the Founders, the history of judicial review, and colonial and founding era constitutionalism.