Constitutional Government and Civic Education in America
Inaugural Lecture of the Tocqueville ForumJustice Scalia gives a lecture titled
Inaugural Lecture of the Tocqueville ForumDr. Deneen introduces Justice Scalia.
Inaugural Lecture of the Tocqueville ForumFr. Schall speaks with Dr. Deneen.
Inaugural Lecture of the Tocqueville ForumJustice Scalia enjoys Georgetown hospitality in the historic Riggs Library before his speech.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
Jean Bethke Elshtain, Leavey Chair in the Foundations of American Freedom, Georgetown University
James Ceaser, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Peter Lawler, Dana Professor of Government, Berry College
George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
Hadley Arkes, Edward Ney Professor of American Institutions at Amherst College
John Seery, George Irving Thompson Memorial Professor of Government and Professor of Politics, Pomona College
Joshua Mitchell, Professor of Government, Georgetown University
David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, and Director of Graduate Studies, Harvard University
Daniel Mahoney, Professor of Politics, Assumption College
Peter Berkowitz, Tad and Diana Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Associate Professor of Law at George Mason University
This conference was the inaugural event of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy. The keynote address (full summary) delivered by Justice Scalia was entitled “The Future of Civic Education in America”. Justice Scalia was introduced by. During his introduction of Justice Scalia, Professor Patrick J. Deneen, the founding Director, reflected on the reasons for the creation of The Tocqueville Forum, and especially on the need to preserve Georgetown University's longstanding tradition of preparing students for responsible citizenship in a constitutional republic of ordered liberty.
October 20, 2006 -- Gaston Hall and Leavey Center