Upcoming Events

A poster advertising the Abraham Lincoln Redeemer President event
February 9, 2023, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship
Allen C. Guelzo, Thomas W. Smith Distinguished Research Scholar and Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship Lucas Morel, John K. Boardman, Jr. Professor of Politics, Washington and Lee University Richard Brookhiser, Senior Editor at National Review
Tickets required. Get tickets here (free): https://www.fords.org/visit/abraham-lincoln-redeemer-...
Location: Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
Cosponsors: American Enterprise Institute, Ethics and Public Policy Center, American University's Lincoln Scholars Program, Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia, Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia
Dean Gene Jarrett
February 13, 2023, 4:30 pm
Gene A. Jarrett, Dean of the Faculty and William S. Tod Professor of English at Princeton University Gene Andrew Jarrett is Dean of the Faculty and William S. Tod Professor of English at Princeton University. He is the author of Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature. He is also the coeditor of The Collected Novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar and The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar. For his latest book, Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird, published in June 2022 by Princeton University Press, he has won fellowships from Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the American Council of Learned Societies.
Dean Jarrett will tell the little-known yet remarkable stories of how an African American poet born in Dayton, Ohio, captivated powerful political leaders across the so-called color line at the turn...
Location: Maeder Hall Auditorium 002
Ian Rowe
February 16, 2023, 4:30 pm
James Madison Program Black History Month Event
Ian Rowe, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute   Ian Rowe is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on education and upward mobility, family formation, and adoption. Mr. Rowe is also the cofounder of Vertex Partnership Academies, a new network of character-based International Baccalaureate high schools opening in the Bronx in 2022; the chairman of the board of Spence-Chapin, a nonprofit adoption services organization; and the cofounder of the National Summer School Initiative. He concurrently serves as a senior visiting fellow at the Woodson Center and a writer for the 1776 Unites Campaign. Until July 1, 2020, Mr. Rowe was CEO of Public Prep, a nonprofit network of public charter schools based in the South Bronx and Lower East Side of Manhattan. Before joining Public Prep, he was deputy director of postsecondary success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, senior vice president of strategic partnerships and public affairs at MTV, director of strategy and performance measurement at the USA Freedom Corps office in the White House, and cofounder and president of Third Millennium Media. Mr. Rowe... Read more
Join us for a conversation with Ian Rowe and Ana Samuel. They will discuss the “blame the system” narrative that teaches kids they are powerless against societal forces—that only systemic change can...
Location: Maeder Hall Auditorium 002
Teresa Bejan
March 20, 2023 (All day) to March 22, 2023 (All day)
Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Distinguished Lectures Series
Teresa Bejan, Professor of Political Theory and a Fellow of Oriel College at the University of Oxford
Lecture 1, Monday, March 20th: "An Equal Commonwealth" Lecture 2, Tuesday, March 21st: "Levelling" Lecture 3, Wednesday, March 22nd: "Blind Spots" Each lecture is from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
Michael Paulsen
March 28, 2023, 4:30 pm
The Annual Walter F. Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism
Michael Paulsen, University Chair & Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas
Location: TBD
Joseph Horowitz
April 12, 2023, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Join us for a discussion and concert with special guests Joseph Horowitz, John McWhorter, and Sidney Outlaw.
Location: TBD
Stephen Sachs
April 19, 2023, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
Stephen Sachs, Antonin Scalia Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
Location: TBD
John Tasioulas
May 1, 2023, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
The Harold T. Shapiro Lecture on Ethics, Science, and Technology
John Tasioulas, Professor of Ethics and Legal Philosophy; Director of the Institute for Ethics in AI; Senior Research Fellow, Balliol College at the University of Oxford
Location: TBD
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June 6, 2023 (All day) to June 7, 2023 (All day)
The Annual Robert J. Giuffra '82 Conference
Stephen H. Balch, Chairman, Association for the Study of Free Institutions; former Director of the Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, Texas Tech University Michael D. Breidenbach, Associate Professor and Chair of History, Ave Maria University Shilo Brooks, Assistant Director, the James Madison Program, and Lecturer in Politics, Princeton University Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence; Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University, on behalf of the Association for the Study of Free Institutions Allen C. Guelzo, Thomas W. Smith Distinguished Research Scholar and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, the James Madison Program, Princeton University Mark David Hall, Garwood Visiting Professor, the James Madison Program, Princeton University; Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics, George Fox University James Hankins, 2022-23 Garwood Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program, ... Read more
What is history?  Used in one common sense, history refers to the scholarly, and perhaps even the scientific, study of the human past.  Thought of in this way, history is primarily a matter of the...
Location: Location TBD
Cosponsor: The Association for the Study of Free Institutions