Upcoming Events

Hamilton Roundtable poster
February 26, 2018, 4:30 pm
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Carson Holloway, Professor of Political Science, University of Nebraska; co-editor, Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton; Stephen F. Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, United States Naval War College; Andrew R. Porwancher, Spring 2018 Garwood Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program, Princeton UniversityDarren Staloff, Professor of History, City College of New York; Richard E. Sylla, Professor Emeritus of Economics, New York University; Moderated by Bradford P. Wilson, Executive Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University; co-editor, Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton
A Broadway musical has spurred a burst of interest in the life and achievements of Alexander Hamilton, whose meteoric rise to the heights of American military, political, and professional distinction...
Location: Lewis Library 120
Andrew Lewis lecture poster
February 27, 2018, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Andrew R. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Cincinnati
Thirty years ago, conservative Christianity’s political message was to reclaim “Christian America” via the "Moral Majority." Many conservative Christians saw themselves as the last vestige of the...
Location: Lewis Library 120
March 7, 2018, 4:30 pm
Robert Whaples, Research Fellow, Independent Institute; Co-Editor, The Independent Review; editor of the book, Pope Francis and the Caring Society; Professor of Economics, Wake Forest University; Respondent: Samuel GreggDirector of Research, Acton Institute. 
This talk will consider whether capitalism works well and whether it can be a caring society. It will begin with an overview of what economists see as the strengths of capitalism, then detail what...
Location: Lewis Library 120
Cosponsor: The Aquinas Institute
April 9, 2018, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Keith E. Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University;  Respondent: Nicholas Rosenkranz, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School
Universities have a distinctive and important mission in American society. They assemble and nurture an open and diverse community of scholars, teachers and students dedicated to the production and...
Location: Bowen Hall 222
April 16, 2018 (All day)
Eric GregoryProfessor of Religion, Princeton University; Mary M. Keys, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre DameMichael Lamb, University Scholar in Residence, Wake Forest University;  Paul WeithmanGlynn Family Honors Collegiate Professor of Philosophy​, University of Notre Dame 
Location: Prospect House Presidential Dining Room
Cosponsor: University Center for Human Values
April 17, 2018, 4:30 pm
The Annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life
Russell D. Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Southern Baptist Convention
Location: Bowen Hall 222
Cosponsors: The Witherspoon Institute, The James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
April 20, 2018, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Josiah OberMitsotakis Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University
April 25, 2018, 4:30 pm
An Elizabeth M. Whelan Lecture
Ramesh Ponnuru '95, Senior Editor, National Review
An America's Founding and Future Lecture
Location: McCormick Hall 101
April 30, 2018, 4:30 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures Series
Yuval LevinEditor, National Affairs; Hertog Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
Lecture 1: A Crisis of Confidence
Everybody says Americans are “losing faith” in our society’s institutions, but we rarely stop to consider what this means. What is an...
Location: Lewis Library 120
May 1, 2018, 4:30 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures Series
Yuval LevinEditor, National Affairs; Hertog Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
Lecture 2: Institutional Confusion
Our changing understanding and expectations of institutions become clearer when we consider some prominent examples. How might the state of...
Location: Lewis Library 120

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