Past Events

Krauss Poster
November 6, 2008
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Michael KraussGeorge Mason University Law School
The "Law and Economics" movement, once marginal in American legal education, now has outposts at most every law school.  Michael Krauss will sketch the history of the movement and critically analyze...
Reflections Description
October 30, 2008
Thomas FarrGeorgetown University; John M. FinnisUniversity of Oxford; Notre Dame Law School; Robert P. GeorgePrinceton University; Phillip HamburgerColumbia Law School; Joseph WeilerNew York University; Angela C. Wu, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
2008 marks the 400th Anniversary of that date, when in 1608 an unlicensed illegal emigration took place to Holland from near the estuary of the Humber River in Northeast England. This was the flight-...
Cosponsors: The Witherspoon Institute’s Center on Religion and the Constitution, The Program in European Politics and Society, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Felzenberg event poster
October 21, 2008
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Alvin S. FelzenbergUniversity of Pennsylvania and George Washington University Author of The Leaders We Deserved (And a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game
Alvin S. Felzenberg teaches at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington...
Kesler Poster
October 16, 2008
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
Charles R. Kesler, Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College
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...
Bolton Flyer
October 13, 2008
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
The Honorable John R. Bolton, Former Ambassador to the United Nations, The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
John R. Bolton currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.  His portfolio includes Foreign Policy and International Organizations.  Prior to arriving at...
Cosponsor: The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Fleming Poster
September 18, 2008
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Thomas Fleming, Historian, and Author of The Perils of Peace: America’s Struggle for Survival After Yorktown
Born in Jersey City in 1927, Thomas Fleming began his writing career in 1960 with a book on the battle of Bunker Hill, Now We Are Enemies.  He has since written over a dozen books on the...
Cosponsors: Princeton 1783 Committee, Morven Museum and Garden, Program in American Studies
Jefferson Poster
September 17, 2008
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture
Barbara Oberg, Lecturer with the Rank of Professor in History, Princeton University; and General Editor, Papers of Thomas Jefferson; Stephen Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values; Chair, Tanner Committee on Human Values; Sean Wilentz, George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History, Princeton University; Christina Burnett, Columbia University
The talk will focus on Jefferson's personal and political struggle during his first term as president to define the rights of "bonafide citizens." Oberg, a lecturer with the rank of professor in...
Cosponsors: University Provost’s Office, Program in American Studies , Program in Law and Public Affairs
Bolten Brochure
May 30, 2008
Annual Princeton University Reunions Event
Joshua B. Bolten ‘76, White House Chief of Staff; Fred I. Greenstein, Princeton University; David E. Lewis, Princeton University; Moderated by Robert P. George, Princeton University
Video is not available for this event. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Grompe Poster
May 16, 2008
Markus Grompe, Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics and Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Sciences University; Acclaimed Stem Cell Research Scientist; Member of the Board of the International Society for Stem Cell Science
Dr. Markus Grompe is an acclaimed stem cell research scientist and a member of the board of the International Society for Stem Cell Science. He is deeply interested in the ethical...
Cosponsor: Witherspoon Institute
ASFI 2008 Poster
May 12, 2008 to May 13, 2008
Free societies are established on a moral consensus among citizens to respect each other’s rightful liberties.  Yet, as James Madison argued in Federalist 10, such societies inevitably give...
Cosponsor: The Association for the Study of Free Institutions, University of Nebraska at Omaha