Past Events

2016-2017

  • Rogers M. Smith (University of Pennsylvania) "Democracy in America in the 21st Century:
                                                                                         New Challenges of Diversity and Inequality"
  • Forum Roundtable: "The Value of a Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century"

2015-2016

  • Arthur Herman (Hudson Institute): "The Future of the Western Experiment"
  • Rod Dreher (The American Conservative) and Ken Myers (Mars Hill Audio): "The Benedict Option?"
  • Joel Kotkin (Chapman University): "The Clerisy, Oligarchs and the New Politics of Class"
  • ​Textual Exegesis Conference: "The Interpretation and Teaching of Primary Sources"
     

2014-2015

  • Yuval Levin (Ethics and Public Policy Center): "Tradition in a Democratic Age: Burke and Tocqueville on the meaning of the past"
  • George Weigel (Ethics and Public Policy Center): "Does John Courtney Murray’s America Still Exist?"
  • Claes Ryn (The Catholic University of America)"The Unleashing of Power: Political Idealism and the Crumbling of American Constitutionalism"
  • Harvey Mansfield (Harvard University): "Tocqueville On the Foundation of Liberty"
  • Kristine Kalanges (Notre Dame Law School) "No God but the State: Theorizing the Western Assault on Religious Freedom" 
  • David Walsh (The Catholic University of America) "Tocqueville in Copenhagen"
  • Patrick Deneen (Notre Dame) "After Democracy? Tocqueville on the End of Democracy"

2013​-2014

  • Randy Barnett (Georgetown Law Center) "Who Won the Obamacare Case?"
  • Os Guinness "Can Freedom Last Forever?" 
  • James V. Schall: "A Final Gladness"
  • David Campbell and Clyde Wilcox "American Grace Revisited"
  • Ross Douthatt: "Bad Religion"