Events

Fall 2019

Was the Electoral College about Slavery? Should it be Reformed?

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 7:15pm, Connely Cinema

A debate between

● Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University, and Director of James Madison Program's Initiative in Politics and Statesmanship

and

● Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University.

 This is the first of three debates on campus this year which comprise the Ryan Center's inaugural debate series.

 

Augustine on Friendship

Monday, October 28

● John von Heyking, Professor of political science at the University of Lethbridge

Prof. von Heyking's lecture on Augustine and friendship is the Augustine and Culture Seminar Program's annual Augustine Lecture.

 

Winston Churchill on Friendship

Tuesday, October 29 | 4:30pm 

● John von Heyking, Professor of political science at the University of Lethbridge

 

Is Nationalism a Virtue?

Thursday, November 14, 2019

A debate between

● Yoram Hazony

and

● Aurelian Craiutu

 This is the second of three debates on campus this year which comprise the Ryan Center's inaugural debate series.

Spring 2020

Shakespeare and Politics

Wednesday, January 22

A discussion panel including

Paul Cantor

Isaac Butler

and

Nichole Miller

 

Catholicism and the Morality of Free Markets

Thursday, February 13 | 4pm

A debate between

● Jay W. Richards, Research Assistant Professor in the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America, a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute.

and

● William T. Cavanaugh, Professor of Catholic studies at DePaul University and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology.

This is the third of three debates on campus this year which comprise the Ryan Center's inaugural debate series.

Virtue and Sport

Wednesday, March 25 | 4:30pm

● Michael Poliakoff, President of the American Coucil of Trustees and Alumni

Dr. Poliakoff's public lecture on virtue and sport will be coming to Villanova in the midst of March Madness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grad Party