Upcoming Events

September 17, 2019, 4:30 pm
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture
George F. Will *68Columnist, Washington Post, Author, and Princeton University Trustee Respondent: Christopher L. Eisgruber, President, Princeton University
George F. Will’s newspaper column has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Today it appears twice weekly in more than 440 newspapers. In 1976 he became a regular contributing editor of...
Location: McCosh Hall 50
Cosponsors: Program in American Studies, Program in Law and Public Affairs, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
September 19, 2019, 4:30 pm
James Madison Program Constitution Day Event
Michael S. GreveProfessor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
During recent months, there have been sharp public attacks on the Supreme Court. Especially in the wake of Justice Kavanaugh’s appointment, critics loudly question the Court’s legitimacy, and they...
Cosponsor: The Program in American Studies
September 26, 2019, 4:30 pm
Antón Barba-KayAssistant Professor of Philosophy, Catholic University of AmericaMark BauerleinProfessor Emeritus of English, Emory University, Senior Editor of First ThingsGlenn Harlan ReynoldsBeauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law
Moderated by Ana Samuel '00Research Scholar, Witherspoon Institute; Academic Director, Canavox  
October 2, 2019, 4:30 pm
Patrick LeeProfessor of Philosophy and John N. and Jamie D. McAleer Professor of Bioethics, Franciscan University of SteubenvillePeter SingerIra W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, Princeton UniversityD. Alan Shewmon, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of California Moderated by Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program, Princeton University
A DeCamp Bioethics Seminar
Cosponsor: University Center for Human Values
October 17, 2019, 4:30 pm
The Annual Walter F. Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism
The Honorable Amy Coney BarrettUnited States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Cosponsor: The Program in Law and Public Affairs
November 4, 2019, 4:30 pm
J. Daryl CharlesAffiliated Scholar in Theology and Ethics, Acton InstituteMark David HallHerbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics, George Fox University
November 6, 2019, 4:30 pm to November 7, 2019, 6:30 pm
Richard TuckFrank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University Commentators: Simone Chambers, Professor of Political Science, University of California; Joshua CohenDistinguished Senior Fellow, University of CaliforniaJohn Ferejohn, Samuel Tilden Professor of Law, New York University School of Law; Melissa SchwartzbergProfessor of Politics, New York University
The Tanner Lectures on Human Values Lectures from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each day. 
Cosponsors: University Center for Human Values, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
November 14, 2019, 4:30 pm
Marc O. DeGirolami, Professor of Law and Associate Director, Center for Law and Religion, St. John’s University School of LawRobert F. NagelRothgerber Professor of Constitutional Law, University of ColoradoKeith E. WhittingtonWilliam Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University; moderated by Matthew J. FranckAssociate Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and Lecturer in Politics, Princeton University
February 10, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
The Honorable Stephanos Bibas, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Law School
March 2, 2020, 4:30 pm to March 4, 2020, 6:00 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Distinguished Lectures Series
Vincent Phillip Muñoz, Tocqueville Associate Professor of Religion & Public Life, University of Notre Dame