Tufts: Nationalism in World History

    On February 15, 2023, the Tufts Program in Political Thought at Tufts University will be hosting Steven Grosby for a lecture on Nationalism in World History. Wednesday, February […]

Texas State University: The Second Inaugural: Lincoln’s Rhetoric of Reconciliation

  On February 15, 2023, the Department of Political Science at Texas State University will host faculty partner Diana Schaub for the Discourse in Democracy series. Dr. Schuab will give a lecture on "The Second Inaugural: Lincoln's Rhetoric of Reconciliation". Wednesday, February 15, 2023 • 7:00 PM CT Alkek Theater • Texas State University Free […]

Bellarmine University: 2023 Constitution Symposium

On February 18, 2023, The Constitution Symposium at Bellarmine University will host Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University, to speak on “Judicial Review, Political Ignorance, and Voting […]

Regent: George Washington and Slavery

On February 20, 2023, the 2nd Annual Lincoln Program Lecture at Regent University will host Jeffry Morrison to deliver a lecture on, “George Washington and Slavery.” Monday, February 290, 2023 […]

Villanova: “Lincoln and the American Founding”

On February 23, 2023, the Matthew J. Ryan Center at Villanova University will host faculty partner Lucas Morel for a discussion of Lincoln and the American Founding. The event is part of the Ryan Center's 2022-23 lecture series on "The Constitution: The Meaning of Equality." Thursday, Feburary 23, 2023 • 4:00 PM ET Driscoll 134 […]

UW Madison: “Free Trade and Inequality”

On February 23, 2023, the Political Economy, Philosophy, and Politics Roundtable at the University of Wisconsin - Madison will host Professors Englert and Roberts to discuss free trade and inequality […]

Bipartisan Policy Center: Can America’s Universities Survive the Cancel Wars? A Discussion with Author Sigal R. Ben-Porath


On February 27, 2023 at 11 am ET, JMC's Faculty Partner Daniel Cullen will sit down for a virtual discussion with author Sigal R. Ben-Porath of her new book, Cancel Wars: How Universities Can Foster Free Speech, Promote Inclusion, and Renew Democracy. Faculty partner Jacqueline Pfeffer-Merrill will moderate: In today’s charged political environment, fear of social […]

Tufts: Montesquieu: For or Against Empire?

On March 3, 2023, the Tufts Program in Political Thought at Tufts University will be hosting faculty partner Andrea Radasanu for a lecture on Montesquieu. Professor Radasanu will speak about […]

University of North Texas: Tocqueville and Today

On March 7, 2023, The University of North Texas's Constitutionalism and Democracy Forum will host Dana Stauffer for a lecture on Tocqueville's America. The lecture given by Dr. Stauffer, will present […]

Belmont Abbey College: Catholic Politics

On March 8, 2023, Belmont Abbey Honors College will host distinguished journalist Ross Douthat to give a lecture entitled "A Catholic Politics". Ross Douthat is a New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and former senior editor of The Atlantic. Wednesday, March 8, 2023 • 5:30 PM ET A hybrid in-person/virtual event • Belmont Abbey College Click here to watch the lecture online>> […]

SUNY-Geneseo: The Future of the Humanities

On March 23, 2023, the Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy at SUNY-Geneseo will be hosting Eric Adler to give a lecture on the value and future of the humanities, and […]

Jacksonville State University: Free Speech on Campus

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a hybrid presentation and Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Marks on "Free Speech on Campus": Dr. Jonathan […]

Tufts: On Montesquieu’s Persian Letters

  On March 31, 2023, the Tufts Program in Political Thought at Tufts University will be hosting faculty partner Stuart Warner for a lecture on Montesquieu. Professor Warner will speak […]

Boston College: Adam Smith and Modern Capitalism

April 14-15, 2023, the John Marshall Project at Boston College, a JMC partner program, will host thirteen renowned experts, including JMC fellow Dennis Rasmussen, for a two-day conference on Adam Smith […]

University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Tocqueville on the US Judiciary

On April 17, 2023, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas's Great Works Academic Certificate Program will host Alan S. Kahan for a lecture on Tocqueville on the US Judiciary. It is a rarely noted fact that Alexis de Tocqueville was a lawyer. It is true that he gave up the practice of law forever when he […]

University of Mississippi: Originalism in Practice

On April 18, 2023, The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom at University of Mississippi will host John Stinneford on Originalism in Practice.   Tuesday, April 18, […]

University of North Texas: Lincoln’s Constitutionalism

On April 20, 2023, the University of North Texas's Constitutionalism and Democracy Forum will host JMC faculty partner Michael Zuckert for a lecture on Abraham Lincoln. Thursday, April 20, 2023 • 4:30 PM CT Wooten Hall 222 • University of North Texas     Michael P. Zuckert is a Visiting Professor at Arizona State University […]

Notre Dame: How to Read Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

On April 26, 2023, the Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government at the University of Notre Dame will host Harvey Mansfield for a hybrid in-person/live streamed discussion of Tocqueville's Democracy in America. Wednesday, April 26, 2023 • 12:30 PM ET 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall • University of Notre Dame Can't attend in-person? Join here online […]

University of Alaska-Anchorage: Lincoln’s Lyceum Address: Democratic Theory for Citizens

  On April 27, 2023, Prof. Diana Schaub will speak for the University of Alaska's Chartwell Lecture Series: A quarter-century before the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln delivered a remarkable speech in which he diagnosed the dangers of mob rule. His solution to the demagogic politics of popular passion was a “political religion” of respect for the […]