Defending free speech in higher education.
Video is also available here.
“Words Fitly Spoken: Lincoln and Ellison as Writers of Social Responsibility” by Lucas Morel, 2.21.18.
"Sex, Morality, and the Constitution: A Conversation on the Founding, Family, and Freedom Today" took place on January 25, 2018.
Talk can also be viewed here.
Congratulations to our own Prof. Deneen, with his latest book, Why Liberalism Failed, just released by Yale University Press.
"Confident Pluralism and the University: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference" by John Inazu of Washington University in St. Louis.
Author Rod Dreher spoke on the themes of his recent book, "The Benedict Option".
Dr. Stanford Levinson presented the 2017 Constitution Day Lecture, titled: "Flaws in the Constitution? What We Should be Learning about the Constitution Today" on Monday, September 18, 2017.
On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Ryan Anderson and John Corvino spoke on their new book (co-authored with Sherif Girgis), "Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination."
Video is now available:
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Friday, September 1, 2017
O. Carter Snead, Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, presented "Fighting for Charlie Gard: Ethics, Public Policy, and Pope Francis."
On June 13th, Daniel Mark, a Visiting Tocqueville Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, was elected chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
Looking for the Constitutional Studies and Tocqueville Programs? We've moved!
Please visit us in the new Jenkins and Nanovic Halls.
We are located in the 2040 Nanovic Hall suite.
"Are Antidiscrimination Laws Hostile to Freedom or Essential to It?"
On March 31, 2017, we hosted a conversation with Professor Richard Epstein (University of Chicago Law, New York University School of Law) and Matthew Coles (UC Hastings College of Law, ACLU).
You can also watch this talk here.
"Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010" featured Charles Murray, American Enterprise Institute, and Agustin Fuentes, Chair of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame.
Watch the full lecture here:
What Does Trump’s Election Mean? Find out from two of the nation’s most thoughtful social critics, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and Wall Street Journal columnist William Galston.
Video can also be viewed here.
We recently hosted a panel discussion with:
- Tim Roemer '81 M.A., '85 Ph.D. Former Indiana Congressman and Former U.S. Ambassador to India
- Rogers Smith, Professor of Political Science, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
- Dianne Pinderhughes, Chair of Africana Studies, Professor of Political Science, Univeristy of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame presented, in recognition of Constitution Day 2016, “Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America” by Stephen Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College.
"2016 and the Future of Conservatism: A Conversation on the Rise of Trump, Trumpism, and American Constitutionalism" with Charles Kesler and David French.