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Election 2020: Is the Constitution Up to the Task?
Oct 29, 2020, 4:30 pm

Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University; Brandice Canes-WroneDonald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs and Professor of Politics, Princeton University; and Bradley A. Smith, Josiah H…

Living or Imperial? The Mutating Presidency Under a Living Constitution
Oct 6, 2020, 4:30 pm

Saikrishna Bangalore PrakashJames Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, and Keith E. WhittingtonWilliam Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University Moderated by Matthew J. Franck, Associate…
Constitutional Interpretation and the Common Good
Sep 17, 2020, 4:30 pm

John O. McGinnisGeorge C. Dix Professor of Constitutional Law, Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University, and Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University

Freedom of Thought and the Struggle to End Slavery
Sep 15, 2020, 4:30 pm

Keith E. WhittingtonWilliam Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University

Freedom of speech was a work in progress in the United States in the 19th century. A right to freedom of speech was enshrined in American constitutions, but the scope of that freedom still not well understood. The…

Policing, Urban Policy, and American Ideals and Institutions
Jul 9, 2020, 4:30 pm

Rev. Eugene F. Rivers, III, Founding Director, Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies in conversation with Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University

The Banjo: Music and Conversation with Robby George and Tony Trischka
May 29, 2020, 1:30 pm

Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program, Princeton University, and Tony Trischka, Legendary Banjo Virtuoso

The banjo was not born in the United States, but it became the quintessential American instrument. There are…

Education in America During and After the Pandemic
May 11, 2020, 4:30 pm

William DamonProfessor of Education, Director of the Center on Adolescence, and Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford UniversityMichael J. PetrilliPresident, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; Cecilia Elena RouseDean of the Woodrow Wilson School of…

Culture vs. Consciousness: A Core Human Tension
Apr 29, 2020, 4:30 pm

Bret Weinstein2019-2020 James Madison Program Visiting Fellow, Princeton University and Heather E. Heying2019-2020 James Madison Program Visiting Fellow, Princeton University. Moderated by Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence; Director, James…

Does Human Nature Matter for Education? Margarita A. Mooney in Conversation with Robert P. George
Apr 24, 2020, 4:00 pm

Margarita A. MooneyAssociate Professor of Congregational Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Executive Director, Scala Foundation in conversation with Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program, Princeton University

Statesmanship in Times of Crisis: Robert P. George in Conversation with Allen C. Guelzo
Apr 9, 2020, 4:30 pm

Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship in the James Madison Program, Princeton University and Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program,…