Please see information below about a symposium at Gunston Hall, historic home of George Mason.  Additional information can be found at this web page:



The Architecture of Democracy

Join Gunston Hall

at a symposium on Thursday, November 5

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Reception to follow


Denver Brunsman, George Washington University

"Subjects to Citizens: The Birth of America's Democratic Experiment"

Louis Nelson, University of Virginia

"Architectures of West African Enslavement"

Ryan K. Smith, Virginia Commonwealth University

"Robert Morris's Folly, or, The Place of the Palace in the Early American Republic"

Courtney Speckmann, White House Historical Association

The White House as "the People's House"