George Fox University: Civic Education and the Constitution

The John Dickinson Forum at George Fox University, a JMC partner program, hosted board member Wilfred McClay to speak on American civic education and the Constitution. Thursday, February 10, 2022 • 6:30 PM PST Hoover 105 • George Fox University Free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Mark David Hall at mhall@georgefox.edu.     […]

Lee University: Intercollegiate Symposium on Wendell Berry

On February 18-19, 2022, Lee University’s Center for Responsible Citizenship hosted its 6th Annual Symposium on Civic Virtue and Thought. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Persons and Place: Wendell Berry and the Weight of Love,” which will explore the importance of human connection and locality through Wendell Berry’s writings. This intercollegiate symposium brings […]

University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Frederick Douglass, the Making of an American

On February 23, 2022, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas's Great Works Academic Certificate Program hosted JMC faculty partner Lucas Morel for an in-person/virtual lecture on Frederick Douglass's life and character: Professor Morel will explore how a man who had every reason to hate America became one of the nation’s strongest defenders. Born into slavery, Douglass […]

University of Dallas: American Studies Institute Day – “Teaching the American Regime”

On March 12, 2022, the American Studies Department at the University of Dallas will be hosting a conference for the discussion of the teaching—especially at the K-12 level—of American literature, history, politics, and civics. The conference will bring together academics, scholars, and other leading figures with local classical educators. This first event will focus on […]

Arizona State University: Lessons Learned and Tough Choices in Public Leadership

On March 29, 2022, the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University, a JMC partner program, hosted Heather Wilson, the president of University of Texas at El Paso, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force and former New Mexico’s representative in Congress, to share some of the tough lessons she […]

Arizona State University: Is the Goal of the University to Pursue Knowledge or Social Justice?

On April 13, 2022, the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University, a JMC partner program, will host faculty partner John Tomasi, inaugural president of Heterodox Academy, to discuss trends in higher education: For over a thousand years, the traditional purpose of a university has been the pursuit of truth, […]

Lee University: Intercollegiate Symposium on Institutions and Inheritance

On October 7-8, 2022, Lee University’s Center for Responsible Citizenship will host its 7th Annual Symposium on Civic Virtue and Thought. The theme this year is “Institutions and Inheritance,” which will explore the role of tradition and institutions in framing political desires and discourse. “We sometimes forget that the right thing must be done in […]

University of Dallas: American Studies Institute Day – “American Grounding: People and Place in America”

April 21-22, 2023, the American Studies Department at the University of Dallas will be hosting a conference for the discussion of the teaching—especially at the K-12 level—of American literature, history, politics, and civics, bringing together academics, scholars, and other leading figures with local classical educators. What makes this conference is unique is that K-12 teachers […]

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Today is National Higher Education Day!

June 6 is National Higher Education Day! 📚👩‍🎓🧑‍🎓👨‍🎓🏛 Higher education (in particular, that of American politics and history) is near and dear to the Jack Miller Center. We are a nationwide network of scholars and teachers advancing the core texts and ideas of the American political tradition. Did you know? The oldest (and first) institution […]