Upcoming Events

Poster for Thompson lecture on America's Revolutionary Mind - text on background of flag and Declaration of Independence
February 20, 2020, 4:30 pm
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
C. Bradley Thompson, BB&T Research Professor of Political Science, Clemson University
John Adams once wrote that the true American Revolution was in the “minds of the American people,” and Thomas Jefferson once described the Declaration of Independence as an “expression of the...
Location: Bowen Hall 222
February 27, 2020, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Adam J. White, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
In The Federalist's famous description of constitutional checks and balances, Publius emphasized that "[t]he interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place...
Location: Bowen Hall 222
Cosponsor: The American Enterprise Institute
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 Respondents: Donald L. Drakeman *88Distinguished Research Professor, Program in Constitutional Studies, University of Notre Dame; Fellow in Health Management, University of Cambridge; Michael P. MorelandUniversity Professor of Law and Religion; Director of the Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy, Villanova University
Vincent Phillip Muñoz is the Tocqueville Associate Professor of Political Science and Concurrent Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame. He is the Founding...
March 26, 2020, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Colin Dueck *01, Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University; Non-Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Respondents: William Anthony Hay, 2019-2020 Garwood Visiting Fellow; Professor of History, Mississippi State University; Michael A. ReynoldsAssociate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
In his latest book, Age of Iron, Colin Dueck explores the past, present, and future of Republican foreign policy nationalism.  He argues that American conservatives and Republican presidents...
March 30, 2020, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Bradley C. S. WatsonPhilip M. McKenna Chair, Department of Politics, and Co-Director of the Center for Political and Economic Thought, Saint Vincent College
April 14, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Harold T. Shapiro Lecture on Ethics, Science, and Technology
Alexander M. CapronUniversity Professor, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, and Professor of Medicine and Law, University of Southern California
Cosponsor: the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs
April 22, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Annual Elizabeth M. Whelan Lecture
Daniel Henninger, Deputy Editor, Editorial Page, The Wall Street Journal
May 12, 2020 (All day) to May 13, 2020 (All day)
The Annual Robert J. Giuffra '82 Conference
Keynote: Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard University
How are we to understand the relationships among community, diversity, and rights in the modern free society? Most citizens are united in regarding community, diversity, and rights as good things. A...
Cosponsor: The Association for the Study of Free Institutions, Texas Tech University
October 6, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Annual Elizabeth M. Whelan Lecture
Amity ShlaesAuthor; Presidential Scholar, The King’s College