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Events (Fall 2006)

SEPTEMBER
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
The Constitution, Dead or Alive?
Walter F. Murphy, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus, Princeton University
Constitution Day Event
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Co-sponsored with the Pace Center, and the Program in Law and Public Affairs
4:30 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
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OCTOBER
Tuesday, October 3, 2006
The Supreme Court and the Inversion of the Due Process Clauses: From a Judicial Rule Against Arbitrary Power to the Power of Arbitrary Judicial Rule
Matthew J. Franck, Radford University
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
4:30 p.m., Friend 004
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Tuesday, October 3, 2006
Woodrow Wilson as President: The Irony of Fate
John M. Cooper, Jr. ‘61, University of Wisconsin
Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis #1: Presented in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson School Program in Leadership Studies, and supported by the William L. Garwood Family
8:00 p.m., Computer Science 104

Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Lion, Fox or Muddler?
Alonzo L. Hamby, Ohio University
Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis #2: Presented in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson School Program in Leadership Studies, and supported by the William L. Garwood Family
8:00 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Friday, October 12, 2006
Junior Fellows Tea with John Leo
Afternoon tea and conversation for Fellows and Junior Fellows, Faculty Associates, and guests (Private Event)
4:30 p.m., East Room, Bobst Hall

Friday, October 20, 2006

Autonomy, Authority, and Freedom: A 20th Anniversary Conference in Honor of Joseph Raz’s The Morality of Freedom
Participants include Joseph Raz, Jeremy Waldron, Dennis Patterson, Christopher Tollefsen, Alex Tuckness, Michael Steven Green, Elizabeth Harman, Robert P. George, Bradford P. Wilson, and Tamsin K. Shaw.
9:20 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Senate Chamber, Whig Hal
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NOVEMBER
Friday, November 3 through Friday, November 10, 2006
Asti Conference on Civic Education, Asti, Italy
Participants include Joseph H.H. Weiler, Maurizio Ridolfi, Gustavo Zagrebelsky, Patrick Deneen, Michele Ainis, Bradford P. Wilson, and Robert P. George
Presented in cooperation with l’Associazione Ethica

Monday, November 6, 2006
A More Perfect Human: The Promise and Peril of Modern Science
Leon R. Kass, University of Chicago
First in a series of three seminars on Keeping Life Human: Biology and Human Dignity
The Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures
4:30 p.m., Computer Science 104
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Tuesday, November 7, 2006
The Dignity of Human Being: ‘Death with Dignity’ and the ‘Sanctity of Life’
Leon R. Kass, University of Chicago
Second in a series of three seminars on Keeping Life Human: Biology and Human Dignity
The Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures
4:30 p.m., Computer Science 104
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Wednesday, November 8, 2006
The Dignity of Human Flourishing: Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Happiness
Leon R. Kass, University of Chicago
Third in a series of three seminars on Keeping Life Human: Biology and Human Dignity
The Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures
4:30 p.m., Computer Science 104
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Friday, November 10, 2006
60 Years Later: Critical Books of the 20th Century, Part 6
John Maynard Keynes and the Creation of the Postwar World Jonathan Kirshner, Cornell University; Paul Krugman, Princeton University; Robert Skidelsky, University of Warwick; Barbara Stallings, Brown University; Moderator: G. John Ikenberry, Princeton University
Co-sponsored with the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Council of the Humanities, and the University Center for Human Values
2:00 p.m., Aaron Burr Hall 219

Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Rewriting the Founding: Theodore Roosevelt as Historian
Jean M. Yarbrough, Bowdoin College
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
4:30 p.m., Friend 006
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Lyndon Johnson As Commander-in-Chief
George C. Herring, University of Kentucky
Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis #3: Presented in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson School Program in Leadership Studies, and supported by the William L. Garwood Family
8:00 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Monday, November 20, 2006
Abraham Lincoln's Invention of Presidential War Powers
James McPherson, George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of History, Princeton University
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
8:00 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
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NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Thursday-Friday, November 30-December 1, 2006

The Public Interest and the Making of American Public Policy: 1965-2005
Participants include: William B. Allen, William Bennett, James W. Ceaser, Eric Cohen, John J. DiIulio, Jr., William Galston, Robert P. George, Nathan Glazer, Kay Hymowitz, Ken I. Kersch, Irving Kristol, William Kristol, John B. Londregan, Harvey C. Mansfield, Wilfred McClay, Lawrence M. Mead, Ramesh Ponnuru ‘95, Diana Schaub, Roger Scruton, Irwin Stelzer, Joseph Viteritti, Murray Weidenbaum, Adam Wolfson, and more.
(A Public Conference)
Thursday, 3:30-6:45 p.m.
Friday, 9:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
Computer Science 104
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DECEMBER
Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Once There Were Giants
Theodore C. Sorenson, former special counsel and adviser to President John F. Kennedy; of Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family
10:00 a.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Monday, December 11, 2006
The Presidency of William Jefferson Clinton
Michael D. McCurry '76, Partner at Public Strategies, Inc. and former Press Secretary to President Clinton
A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family
10:00 a.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Bush: Constitutional President, Not A Clerk
Fred Barnes, Co-founder and Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard
A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family
10:00 a.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
The Midterm Elections of 2006 and the Future of American Politics
Andrew Busch, Claremont McKenna College
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
4:30 p.m., Friend 006

Spring 2007

F
EBRUARY
Monday, February 12, 2007

God, Nature, or Man: Whose Law for a Free People? The Experience of Islam
David Forte, Cleveland State University
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture

4:30 p.m., Computer Science 104

Thursday, February 22, 2007

On Constitutional Statesmanship
Jeffrey K. Tulis, University of Texas at Austin
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
4:30 p.m., Friend Center 006

MARCH
Friday, March 2, 2007

Constitutional Democracy – A Walter Murphy Symposium
Participants include: Sotirios A. Barber, Mark E. Brandon, James E. Fleming, Stephen J. Macedo, Walter F. Murphy, Kim Lane Scheppele, Jeffrey K. Tulis, and Keith E. Whittington.
Co-sponsored with the Program in Law and Public Affairs, and the University Center for Human Values (Public Conference)
2:00 p.m., Senate Chamber, Whig Hall

Wednesday, March 7, 2007
POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2007!
Bioethics: What Would the Founders Say?
Diana Schaub, Loyola College
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
4:30 p.m., Friend Center 006

Saturday-Sunday, March 10-11, 2007
Breaking Apart the Monolith: The Many Ways of Being Muslim
A Public Conference Exploring the Dynamics of Muslim Identity in Today’s World
Presented by the American Moroccan Institute and the following Princeton University departments and programs – the Center for African American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Center for Human Values, the Center for the Study of Religion, the Program in the Study of Women and Gender, the Council of the Humanities, the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, the Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies, the Office of Religious Life, the Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Department of Religion & the Transregional Institute.
10:00 a.m., Friend Center 113
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Thursday, March 29, 2007
Assessing Presidential Legacies
Alvin Felzenberg, University of Pennsylvania (visiting)
A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family, and presented in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson School Program in Leadership Studies
4:30 p.m., Bowl 2, Robertson Hall

APRIL
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

The Politics of Abortion: Moving Towards the Post-Roe Era
Charmaine Yoest, Vice President for Communications, Family Research Council
presented in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
4:30 p.m., Robertson Hall Bowl 016 (ground level)

Monday, April 23, 2007
Why Be Human?
Charles T. Rubin, Duquesne University
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
4:30 p.m., Friend Center 006

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Religious Exemptions and the Common Good
Angela Carmella, Seton Hall Law School
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
4:30 p.m., Friend Center 006

MAY
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History: Panel Discussion on a New Book by Keith Whittington
Panelists: Stanley C. Brubaker, Princeton University (2006-2007), Colgate University; Mark Graber, University of Maryland;
Ken I. Kersch, Princeton University;
Keith E. Whittington, Princeton University
Moderator: Robert P. George, Princeton University
Presented in cooperation with the Program in Law and Public Affairs
4:30 p.m., Robertson Hall, Bowl 2

Monday-Tuesday, May 14-15, 2007
The Free Society: Foundations and Challenges
Participants include: Hadley Arkes, Benjamin Barber, Herman Belz, Gerard V. Bradley, Stanley C. Brubaker, Steven Bullock, Charles Butterworth, Angelo Codevilla, George W. Dent, Jr., Matthew J. Franck, Robert P. George, Alan R. Gibson, Charles Griswold, Carson L. Holloway, Michael I. Krauss, Stanley Kurtz, Peter Augustine Lawler, Alan M. Levine, Joyce Lee Malcolm, Paul D. Moreno, John D. Mueller, David Novak, Jack Wade Nowlin, Darren M. Staloff, James R. Stoner, Jr., C. Bradley Thompson, Bradley C.S. Watson, Amy Wax, John Yoo, and Michael Zuckert.
Presented in cooperation with the Association for the Study of Free Institutions at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (Public Conference)
Bowen Hall 222
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JUNE
Friday, June 1, 2007

Reunions Panel: Judging in the Age of Cable Television
Philip Carchman, Administrative Director of the Courts of New Jersey
Judge Edith Clement, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
Judge Martin Feldman, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Andrew Napolitano, Fox News
Moderator: Robert P. George, Princeton University
3:45 p.m., Robertson Hall, Bowl 16



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