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Villanova: Student Conference on Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg, and American Political Thought
April 8 - April 10
On April 8-10, 2022, the Matthew J. Ryan Center at Villanova University will host a three-day student conference, “Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg, and American Political Thought” in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The JMC-sponsored event will give students an opportunity to discuss thinkers and texts tied to America’s founding principles and history that they might not otherwise encounter during their undergraduate studies.
Friday, April 8, 2022 – Sunday April 10, 2022
From the program:
The Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good at Villanova University promotes inquiry into the principles and processes of free government and seeks to advance understanding of the responsibilities of statesmen and citizens of constitutional democratic societies. Central concerns of the Center include the inalienable rights of all humanity, the principles of popular sovereignty and constitutionalism, the nature and preservation of free political institutions, and the application of principles of the American founding and Constitution to contemporary issues.
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