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Constitution Day 2016

Author: Tocqueville Program

The University of Notre Dame presented, in recognition of Constitution Day 2016, “Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America” by Stephen Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College. 

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Yuval Levin on social conservatism

Author: Rebecca Self

On April 12, the Tocqueville and Constitutional Studies programs were pleased to host Yuval Levin of National Affairs and the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Dr. Levin met with students and faculty, and delivered a lecture entitled "Subculture Wars: Social Conservatism in 21st Century America."


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Brad Birzer discusses Russell Kirk

Author: Rebecca Self

On April 6, Professor Brad Birzer of Hillsdale College visited Notre Dame to lecture on "The Christian Humanism of Russell Kirk." Birzer is perhaps the world's best Kirk scholar and a Notre Dame alumnus.…

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Marriage Debate, 2.9.16

Author: Rebecca Self

The Tocqueville Program welcomes Stephen Macedo of Princeton University and Ryan T. Anderson of the Heritage Foundation to campus for a conversation on the future of marriage, gay rights, and religious freedom.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017

What Does Trump's Election Mean?


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium at Notre Dame


What Does Trump’s Election Mean? Come find out from two of the nation’s most thoughtful social critics, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and Wall Street Journal columnist William Galston.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017