Past Events


The Church-State Political Philosophies of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington
Dec 14, 2009, 7:30 pm

Vincent Phillip MuñozAssociate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

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Co-Sponsored by:

Notre Dame Club of Central New Jersey

The Dependency Agenda
Dec 9, 2009, 4:30 pm

George F. Will *68Syndicated Columnist

George F. Will's newspaper column has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Today it appears twice weekly in over 400 newspapers. In 1976 he became a regular contributing editor of Newsweek magazine, for which he provides a…

Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Movement, and the Shaping of ‘Modern’ American Politics
Dec 1, 2009, 4:30 pm

Sidney M. Milkis, White Burkett Miller Professor of the Department of Politics, University of Virginia

Sidney M. Milkis is the White Burkett Miller Professor of the Department of Politics and Assistant Director for Academic Programs at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the…

An Interest Group Perspective on Patent Law’s Development
Nov 11, 2009, 4:30 pm

Andrew P. Morriss ‘81University of Illinois College of Law; Craig A. Nard, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Andrew P. Morriss ‘81 is the inaugural H. Ross and Helen Workman Professor of Law & Professor of Business at the University of…

Role of the Federal Judiciary Under the Constitution: Some Perspectives from a Ninth Circuit Judge
Oct 22, 2009, 4:30 pm

Diarmuid F. O’ScannlainJudge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Endowed by the late Herbert "Wiley" Vaughan, founding member of the Madison Program's Advisory Council, the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles is an endowed Princeton University lecture that is hosted by…

Thy Decay Thou Seek'st by Thy Desire: Spenser and the Nihilism of ''Progress''
Oct 6, 2009, 4:30 pm

Anthony Esolen ‘81, Professor of English, Providence College

Anthony Esolen '81 is a Professor of English at Providence College.  His recent books include Ironies of Faith: The Laughter at the Heart of Christian Literature (ISI Press), the three volume Modern Library edition…

How Small Emergencies Undermine Big Constitutional Principles
Sep 21, 2009, 4:30 pm

Kim Lane ScheppelePrinceton Universiy; Deborah PearlsteinUniversity of Pennsylvania; George KatebEmeritus, Princeton University

Emergency declarations - even the small emergency declarations - have the effect of temporarily changing the balance…

Constitution Day: Precisely What Should We Commemorate?
Sep 17, 2009, 4:30 pm

Sotirios A. Barber, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Sotirios A. Barber is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.  He combines interests in political philosophy and the American Constitution.  He is the author of: The Constitution and…

Women In the Conservative Movement
May 29, 2009, 2:00 pm

Panelists: Mona Charen, Syndicated Columnist; Midge Decter, Author and Editor; Amy Holmes ‘94, Political Contributor and Commentator; Melanie Kirkpatrick ‘73, Columnist, Wall Street Journal

The Political Philosophy of George Washington
May 13, 2009, 7:00 pm

Jeffry H. Morrison, Associate Professor of Government, Regent University   

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Co-Sponsored by:

The Rockingham Association