Upcoming Events

February 5, 2020, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
James M. PattersonAssociate Professor of Politics, Ave Maria University
Catholics, Protestants, and Jews are not well known for getting along; however, throughout the twentieth century, Americans of all three faiths formed a religious consensus that rested on a shared...
Picture of Thomas Philippon and the Great Reversal Cover
February 6, 2020, 4:30 pm
Thomas Philippon, Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, New York University
In his new book, economist Thomas Philippon argues that many key problems of the American economy are due not to the flaws of capitalism or the inevitabilities of globalization but to the...
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
Today, criminal justice reformers are divided between those who favor insulated professional expertise and those who advocate more popular self-government. American criminal justice, we argue, has...
February 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Wilfred M. McClayG.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty, University of Oklahoma; 2019-2020 Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, Pepperdine University; Commentators: Darren StaloffProfessor of History, City College of New York; Sean WilentzGeorge Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History, Princeton University; Moderator: Allen C. GuelzoSenior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities and Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, Princeton University
Part of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship
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
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
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
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