Events in 2016-17

May 3, 2017 6:00pm
"Coming Apart and Trump's Transformation of the Right"
Keynote Speaker: Charles Murray (American Enterprise Institute)
Location: The Madison Club -- Invitation Only
Co-sponsored by the ISI-Tom Sawyer Society

 April 25, 2017 7:00pm
Steve Forbes at UW -Madison
"How Capitalism will Save Us"
Location: Ingraham B10, Bascom Hill
Co-sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom

April 17, 2017 4:00pm
Public Talk and Discussion
"Wendell Berry's Front Porch"
Mark T. Mitchell (Department of Political Science, Patrick Henry College)
103 Meiklejohn House

 April 7, 2017 12:00pm
Public Workshop and Discussion
"
First Amendment on Campus: Know Your Rights"
Luke Sheahan (Department of Political Science, Duke University)
Ogg Room, 422 North Hall
Lunch served. Please RSVP by emailing CSLD1776@gmail.com

March 31, 2017 4:00 pm 
Public Talk and Discussion
"Tocqueville in Arabia"
Joshua Mitchell (Department of Government, Georgetown University)
Ogg Room, 422 North Hall

February 20, 2017 12:00pm 
Public Debate and Discussion
"The Supreme Court Appointment Process: Is it Time for Reform?"
Ryan Owens (Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin)
Lubar Commons (Room 7200 of the Law School)
Lunch served.

February 25, 2017
First Book Manuscript Workshop
PLATO’S CAVES: The Liberating Sting of Cultural Diversity 
by Rebecca Lemoine, Florida Atlantic University

Keynote Discussant: Susan Collins (University of Notre Dame)
Panelists: 
Howard Schwerer (Political Science)
Genevieve Rousseliere (Political Science)
Claire Taylor (History)
Emily Fletcher (Philosophy)
Alex Dressler (Classics)
John Zumbrunnen (Political Science)
Michelle Schwarze (Political Science)
John Sharpless (History)
Richard Avramenko (Political Science)

9:00am-3:00pm
Ogg Room (4th Floor, North Hall), Department of Political Science

November 3, 2016, 7:00pm

Public Debate and Discussion

"Self-Defense and the Public Interest: The Future of Concealed Carry in

America"

David Kopel (Sturm College of Law, University of Denver)

Angela Stroud (Northland College)

John Davenport, Assistant Chief of Police, Madison Police Department

Jason Freedman, Commander, Dane County SWAT and Narcotics Task Force

Room 2225, Law School


October 28, 2016, 12:00pm
Public Lecture and Discussion
"Regulatory Regimes and Liberal Democracy"
Christine Harrington (NYU)
Lunar Commons (Room 7200 of the Law School)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies
Lunch served.