Christendom College: Democratic Degradation versus “Liberty under God and the Law” – Alexis de Tocqueville

On February 15, 2022, the Tocqueville Forum on Liberal Democracy at Christendom College will be hosting a lecture and seminar on Alexis de Tocqueville with JMC Fellow, Dr. Daniel Mahoney. Daniel Mahoney is professor emeritus at Assumption University. He is an expert on liberalism, communism, and statesmanship. His talk will engage with contemporary debates over […]

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 […]

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 […]

University of Houston: Liberal Education and Citizenship in a Free Society

February 23-25, 2023, the University of Houston's Tocqueville Forum on American Ideas and Institution will hold a Liberal Education and Citizenship in a Free Society Conference hosting Keynote Speakers Jim Ceaser, Ben Story, and Keith Whittington. The Conference will discuss Philosophically Informed Approaches to Teaching Ethics and Leadership within Liberal Education. Participants include JMC faculty partners Jeremy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jacksonville State University: Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a virtual presentation and Q&A with Dr. Philip Yaure on "Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism": Dr. Philip Yaure will have a presentation on "Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism" to examine three ideas of what makes someone a citizen. He argues that Frederick Douglass […]

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 an original interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville. This event is free and open to the public. Tuesday, March 7, 2023 • 4:00 PM CT 222 […]

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 […]

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 […]

University of Houston: Phronēsis Honors Program Lecture Series

On March 31, 2023, the University of Houston's Phronēsis: Honors Minor and Program in Politics & Ethics will host Dr. Michelle Zerba to give a lecture as part of its Grand Challenges Forum series. This event is free and open to the public. Friday, March 31, 2023 • 1:00 PM CT Cemo Hall, 100D • University of […]

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, […]

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 […]