Franklin Junto Reading Groups

The Frankin Junto Reading Group provides a forum in which faculty and students can join together to discuss ideas surrounding the themes of liberty, freedom, statesmanship, citizenship, and free markets. The reading groups promote an environment where thoughts are challenged and faculty and students can interact in an informal setting.

 

Current Reading Groups:

St. Augustine, City of God
Moderator: Dr. Peter Busch
Spring 2014

Past Reading Groups:

Anticipating History: China
Moderator: Dr. Steve Cambone
Fall 2013

Aristotle, Politics
Moderator: Dr. Peter Busch
Fall 2013

Series on Heroes and Anti-Heroes
Moderator: Dr. Brian Satterfield
Spring 2013

Allan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind
Moderator: Professor John-Paul Spiro
Fall 2012

George Orwell, 1984
Moderator: Dr. Matthew Oberrider
Spring 2012

Russell Kirk, Essential Russell Kirk
Moderator: Dr. James Wilson
Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Niccolo Machiavelli, Discourses on Livy
Moderator: Professor John-Paul Spiro
Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Friedrich von Hayek
Moderator: Professor Robert T. Miller
Spring 2011

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground
Moderator: Professor Fabrice Beland
Spring 2011

Sebastian Heffner, Defying Hitler
Moderator: Professor Fabrice Beland
Fall 2010

Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom
Moderator: Professor Robert T. Miller
Fall 2010

Cicero, The Laws
Moderator: Dr. Brian T. Satterfield
Spring 2010

Plato, Charmides
Moderator: Dr. Brian T. Satterfield
Spring 2008