Upcoming Events

Poster for Brookhiser lecture on John Marshall
February 18, 2019, 4:30 pm
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Richard Brookhiser, Senior Editor, National Review
In 1801, John Marshall became the fourth Chief Justice of the United States, holding the post for a record 34 years. Before he joined the Supreme Court, it was the weakling of the federal government...
Location: McCormick Hall 101
March 4, 2019, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Michael Doran, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Location: McCormick Hall 101
Cosponsor: The Institute for Transregional Studies and the Program in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
March 14, 2019, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Joanne Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies, Yale University 
Location: Bowen Hall 222
April 10, 2019, 4:30 pm
The Annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life
Robert Louis Wilken, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of the History of Christianity Emeritus, University of Virginia
Location: Lewis Library 120
Cosponsor: The Witherspoon Institute
April 17, 2019, 4:30 pm
An Elizabeth M. Whelan Lecture
James Piereson, President, William E. Simon Foundation and Senior Fellow, the Manhattan Institute
Location: Lewis Library 120
April 30, 2019, 4:30 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures Series
Diana SchaubProfessor of Political Science, Loyola University Maryland
Lecture 1: Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott The definitive refutation of the Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision was delivered by Abraham Lincoln in an 1857...
Location: Lewis Library 120
May 1, 2019, 4:30 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures Series
Diana SchaubProfessor of Political Science, Loyola University Maryland
Lecture 2: Abraham Lincoln and the “Malignant Heart”  In his Second Inaugural, Lincoln called for Americans to act “with malice toward none.” “Malice” and related words like “...
Location: Lewis Library 120
May 2, 2019, 4:30 pm
Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures Series
Diana SchaubProfessor of Political Science, Loyola University Maryland
Lecture 3: Booker T. Washington and the Lessons of Lincoln  Rising to prominence during a time of terrible troubles for African Americans, Booker T. Washington devised a strategy and...
Location: Lewis Library 120
May 8, 2019, 4:30 pm
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
Adrian Vermeule, Ralph S. Tyler, Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School 
Location: Bowen 222
May 14, 2019 (All day) to May 15, 2019 (All day)
The Annual Robert J. Giuffra '82 Conference