Neighbor or Stranger: Morality, Legality and How Our Immigration Policy Defines Us
January 29, 2019, Christine Flowers Video
The New Speech Wars on Campus
September 27, 2018, James Piereson Video
Elizabeth and J. Jay McAndrews Lecture on American Political Ideas: "The Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy"
November 8, 2018, Jonah Goldberg Video
Elizabeth and J. Jay McAndrews Lecture on American Political Ideas: "The of Values, Virtues, and Challenges of a Liberal Education"
January 19, 2018, Cornel West, Robert P. George Video
Religion and Public Life Lecture: "Things to Come: Faith, State, and Society in a New World"
February 22, 2018, Charles Chaput Video
Harold W. Mood Memorial Lecture: "Winning Without War"
September 12, 2017, John Lenczowski Video
2017 Constitution Day Lecture: "We the People: Ronald Reagan's Constitutional Populism"
September 14, 2017, Henry Olsen, Charlie Gerow, Earl Baker, Moderator: Colleen Sheehan Video
Economics and Liberty Lecture: "Catholicism and the Morality of Markets"
November 8, 2017, R.R. Reno, Rober Sirico Video
Russell Kirk Lecture: "Defending What We Are"
February 28, 2017, Roger Scruton Video
2016 Constitution Day Lecture: "2016 and Beyond! A Conversation About the Presidential Election"
September 16, 2016, Ken Masugi, Daylin Leach, Moderator: Henry Olsen Video
Harold W. Rood Memorial Lecture: "Terrorists' Strategic Communications"
February 2, 2016, Chris Harmon Video
At this Ryan Center event, Christopher C. Harmon spoke as an independent scholar about his research of 2010-2014 which was entirely privately-supported.
Elizabeth and J. Jay McAndrews Lecture on American Political Ideas: "The Marriage Question: A Dialogue"
February 18, 2016, Ryan Anderson, Jonathan Turley Video
Does the Constitution Shape the Nation's Character?
September 17, 2015, Paul Rahe Video
The Individual, Nation, and God: Liberty and the Old Testament
October 22, 2015, Steven Grosby Video
The Four Faces of the Republican Party: The Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination
November 11, 2015, Henry Olsen, Dante Scala Video
Harold W. Rood Memorial Lecture: "Anticipating History: How Well Can China Control Its Destiny"
February 10, 2015, Stephen Cambone Video
Tocqueville and Individualism Today
March 26, 2015, Peter Lawler Video
Citizens or Exiles? Catholics and the Constitution
September 18, 2014, James Stoner Video
The President Who Said No
October 23, 2014, Amity Shlaes Video
Coming Apart at the Seams: America’s New Cultural Divide
November 20, 2014, Charles Murray Video
To Preserve, Protect and Defend: The Emancipation Proclamation
March 25, 2014, William Allen Video
The Comeback of Capitalism
April 22, 2014, Stephen Moore Video
Harold W. Rood Memorial Lecture: "State Sponsors of Terrorism"
October 22, 2013, Christopher Harmon Video
Neo vs. the Karate Kid: Two Visions of Human Nature and Learning
November 14, 2013, Micah Watson Video
Constitution Day Lecture: "Marriage, the Courts, and the Constitution"
September 12, 2013, John Eastman, Mark Rahdert Video
New Century, New Deal: Modern America & Its Politics
April 4, 2013, Henry Olsen Video
Human Scale and Human Politics: Fostering Civil Society and an Ethos of Gratitude
March 20, 2013, Mark Mitchell Video
Harold W. Rood Memorial Lecture: "Nothing Happens For No Good Reason: The Scholarship and Teaching of Harold W. Rood"
November 13, 2012, JD Crouch Video
Shakespeare and America
September 24, 2012, John-Paul Spiro Video
Another Sort of Learning: How to Get an Education Even While in College
March 29, 2012, James Schall Video
Tocqueville on the Sources of Greatness in Democratic Times
March 22, 2012, Aurelian Craiutu Video
The Legitamate Role of Government in a Free Society
February 9, 2012, Walter Williams Video
Thinking about the Politically Correct University
November 29, 2011, Robert Maranto Video
Jaffa on Jaffa: A Tour of Political Philosophy
November 10, 2011, Harry Jaffa, William Allen Video
Constitution Day Symposium: "Censorship and Death"
September 16, 2011, Philip Hamburger, Amy Wax Video
Constitution Day Symposium: “The United States Constitution, An Enduring Blueprint for Freedom in a Changing Society”
September 25, 2010, Tabatha Abu El-Haj, Richard Beeman, Vincent Blasi, Patrick McKinley Brennan, Viet D. Dinh, Samuel Issacharoff, Catherine Lanctot, John O. McGinnis, Robert T. Miller, Penelope Pether, Tuan Samahon, Colleen A. Sheehan, and Louis J. Sirico Video
An Exploration of the American Founding
April 8, 2010, Gordon Lloyd Video
March 17, 2010, William B. Allen Video
The Lockean Republic: America in Light of Lockean Philosophy
February 17, 2010, Michael Zuckert Video
The Priority of the Good Over the Right
January 28, 2010, Joseph DesJardins Video
Civil Rights and the Pro-Life Movement
November 12, 2009, Alveda King Video
Roundtable Discussion - Hamilton Vs. Jefferson
September 17, 2009, Stephen Knott, David Tucker, Lawrence Little, Moderator: Lara Brown Video
James Madison's Political Philosophy: Malthus, Angels, and Machines
May 2, 2009, Richard Matthews Video
James Madison and Democracy: The Complex Case for "Our Complicated System"
May 2, 2009, Alan Gibson Video
George Washington: America's First Progressive
April 16, 2009, William Allen Video
The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln
February 12-13, 2009, The Union League of Philadelphia & Villanova University
The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln Cicero Podium Debate: America's Central Idea
February 13, 2009, Hadley Arkes, Douglas W. Kmiec, Moderator: Michael Moreland, Special thanks to debate sponsor The Intercollegiate Studies Institute Video Part I Video Part II
An Apple of Gold in a Picture of Silver: Abraham Lincoln and Harriet Beecher Stowe
February 13, 2009, Chair: Lawrence Little, William B. Allen, Alfred L. Brophy, Discussant: John C. Eastman Video Video
February 12, 2009, Harry V. Jaffa Video
“Lincoln and the Transatlantic World of Liberal Democracy”
February 12, 2009, Allen Guelzo Video