2018-19

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fall 2018 series: patriotism, nationalism, and the idea of america

Monday, September 24, 2018
Patriotism, Nationalism, and the Idea of America
Featuring David Brooks

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Political Polarization in America: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and Why It Matters
Featuring The Theater of Public Policy with Bill Doherty and Samara Klar

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
History, American Greatness, and the State of Israel (3:30pm)
Examining ‘America First’: Nationalism and Jacksonian Democracy in the 21st Century
Featuring Walter Russell Mead


Interim 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019
Race, Immigration, and the American Dream in the 21st Century
Featuring Christina Greer, Jason D. Hill, and Leah Rigueur

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
We Have Overcome: An Immigrant’s Letter to the American People
Featuring Jason D. Hill


Spring 2019 series: Who is my neighbor?  Immigration, Freedom, and Community

Tuesday, February 19
The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community
Featuring Jason Brennan, Natalia Molina, and Jan Ting

Tuesday, March 19
Immigration and the New Class War
Featuring Michael Lind

Wednesday, April 10
Immigration, Populism, and the European Union
Featuring Jane Freedman, Frank Furedi and Arthur Goldhammer

Tuesday, April 16
The Question of Assimilation/Incorporation in 21st Century America
Featuring Peter Beinart, Ana Navarro, and Reihan Salam