March 28, 2023, 4:30 pm
The Annual Walter F. Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism
Michael Paulsen, Distinguished University Chair & Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas Michael Stokes Paulsen is Distinguished University Chair & Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas, where he has taught since 2007. Professor Paulsen was previously the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law & Public Policy and Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he taught from 1991-2007. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Yale Law School, and Yale Divinity School. Professor Paulsen is the author of more than ninety scholarly articles and book chapters on a wide variety of constitutional law topics. He is co-author, with Luke Paulsen, of The Constitution: An Introduction (Basic Books, 2015) and co-author of the casebook The Constitution of the United States (5th ed. 2022).
Condemning the Supreme Court – attacking the justices for their decisions – is a popular and bipartisan sport. Conservatives have long bemoaned the Court for behaving as a lawless, renegade...
Location: Guyot Hall 10
April 12, 2023, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship
Joseph Horowitz, concert producer, cultural historian, and author of Dvořák's Prophecy and the Vexed Fate of Black Classical Music John McWhorter, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University Sidney Outlaw, baritone singer; Professor of Voice, Manhattan School of Music; Voice Faculty, Brevard Music Center Summer Institute & Festival Moderated by Allen C. Guelzo, Thomas W. Smith Distinguished Research Scholar and Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship
No tickets or registration required - open to all. In 1892, the master Czech composer Antonín Dvořák, teaching in New York City, prophesied that the melodies of African-American...
Location: Nassau Presbyterian Church (in the sanctuary) 61 Nassau St Princeton NJ 08542
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
The past few decades have seen a broad moral reevaluation of the American founding. Both on the left and on the right, many now regard the founders’ ideals as less valuable and their failings as more...
Location: Guyot Hall 10
April 24, 2023, 4:30 pm
UCHV Event - Author Meets Critics: Andrew Koppelman's Burning Down the House: How Libertarian Philosophy Was Corrupted by Delusion and Greed
Andrew Koppelmann, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University Respondent: Leif Wenar, Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University; Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University Chair: Stephen Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
Open to the public. Presented by the University Center for Human Values Co-sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions Modern libertarianism...
Location: Robertson Hall Bowl 01
Cosponsors: University Center for Human Values, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
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
May 10, 2023, 4:30 pm
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Samuel Fleischacker, LAS Distinguished Professor and Placement Committee Chair, University of Illinois-Chicago
Samuel Fleischacker is a Professor. He studied at Yale University, receiving his PhD in 1989. He works in moral and political philosophy, the history of moral and philosophy,and the...
Location: Location TBD
May 26, 2023, 1:30 pm
Annual Princeton University Reunions Event
J. Joel Alicea '10, Assistant Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America Ryan T. Anderson '04, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center Kristin Collier, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School Ramesh Ponnuru '95, Editor, National Review Moderated by Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Join Robert P. George, Director of the James Madison Program and McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, as he engages a panel of professionals in a conversation about the future of dissenters in the...
Location: Computer Science Building 104
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