American University: The Crush of Democracy – Tocqueville and the Egalitarian Mind

On February 24, 2022, the Political Theory Institute at American University hosted JMC fellow Richard Avramenko for a discussion of Tocqueville and equality: Today one hears only about increasing inequality, and it is true in terms of income distribution, but Alexis de Tocqueville argues that equality itself is the source of many of the problems […]

Ave Maria University: After Nationalism – Being an American in an Age of Division

On March 31, 2022, the Politics Department at Ave Maria University hosted fellow Samuel Goldman for a talk on his recent book, After Nationalism: Being American in an Age of Division. The talk will discuss the three kinds of nationalism Americans have attempted to forge and why they never quite served the purpose for national […]

Jacksonville State University: Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

The Tocqueville Lecture Series at Jacksonville State University, a JMC partner program, will hold a hybrid in-person/virtual presentation and Q&A with Brandon Stewart on "Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy": The Tocqueville Lecture Series is excited to host Dr. Brandon Stewart (Troy University). His presentation, "Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy" examines how hostile foreign […]

Boston College: Democracy and Enlightenment – The Challenge of Rousseau

On November 10-11, 2022, the John Marshall Project at Boston College, a JMC partner program, will host a two-day conference featuring leading scholars of the Enlightenment period who will present assessments of Rousseau and the Enlightenment, focusing especially on their contributions to our understanding of democracy. Additionally, the conference will serve as an occasion to […]

Texas State University: Development & Democracy in Today’s Mexico

On April 10, 2023, Texas State University's Discourse in Democracy series will be hosting Ambassador Antonio Garza for a discussion of Development & Democracy in Today's Mexico. Monday, April 10, 2023 • 5:00 PM CT Alkek Theater • Texas State University Free and open to the public. Click here to learn more >> Please click […]