Zuckert Conference

Natural Rights, American Constitutionalism, and the Study of Political Philosophy

a conference celebrating the scholarly work of Michael P. Zuckert

Schedule (times TBA):

A reception in honor of Dr. Zuckert will be held on the evening of Wednesday, May 22. 

Three panel discussions and a celebratory dinner will be hosted May 23:

Panel 1: "Launching Liberalism: Liberalism’s Foundations and Our Current Political Crises"
Panel 2: "Natural Rights and American Constitutionalism: Can a Decent Liberal Political Order be Recovered?"
Panel 3: "Leo Strauss, the Study of Political Philosophy, and the Preservation of Liberal Constitutionalism"

Meals & Lodging

Complimentary lunch and dinner will be provided for all registered conference attendants.  Please register by May 1.

Lodging accommodations are available at the newly-built Embassy Suites South Bend at Notre Dame, which is just across the street from campus.  For the group rate, click this link to book directly, or call 800-362-2779 and reference "Conference for Michael Zuckert" when booking. Booking a room includes a complimentary breakfast.

Invited Panelists:

Paul Carrese, Arizona State University
James Ceaser, University of Virginia
Alan Gibson, California State University
Wilfred M. McClay, University of Oklahoma

Peter Meyers, University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire
Peter Onuf, University of Virginia
Adam Seagrave, Arizona State University

Susan Shell, Boston College
Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania
Nathan Tarkov, University of Chicago
Lee Ward, Baylor University
Catherine Zuckert, University of Notre Dame

All conference events will take place at the University of Notre Dame.

Conference Presented by:
Arizona State University School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership
Constitutional Studies Program at Notre Dame
Jack Miller Center

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