News and Events
February 19, 2018,
A new book by a Notre Dame political science professor has sparked a fire in the public sphere, garnering significant discussion in major media outlets over his arguments about liberalism and modern society. In Why Liberalism Failed, Patrick Deneen — the David A. Potenziani Memorial Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies — argues that liberalism is built on a foundation of contradictions.
February 08, 2018,
Associate Professor, Guillermo Trejo, and his coauthors, Sandra Ley and Shannan Mattiace, have been awarded a grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation for their project "Criminal Violence and Indigenous Resistance: Why Ethnic Autonomy Institutions Deter Drug Violence in Mexico."…
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main
Featuring Nukhet Sandal, Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University and Director of Global Studies in OHIO's Center for International Studies.
Lunch and Lecture: Truth About Post-Truth: Is Political Liberalism the Culprit? with Jan Banas (Slovakia)
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • Elizabeth Nanovic Seminar Room, 1050 Nanovic Hall • Calendars: Main
Ján Baňas, a visiting scholar with Catholic Universities Partnership the will present the lecture entitled, “Truth About Post-Truth: Is Political Liberalism the Culprit?” on Thursday, March 22nd at 12:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Nanovic Seminar Room of Nanovic Hall. …
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:00PM - 6:00PM • 339 O'Shaughnessy • Calendars: Main
The Political American Dream: Reimagining American Optimism in Political, Not Economic, Terms
Author: Colleen Mitchell
This paper seeks to understand the American Dream in more political and less economic terms. The political American Dream presents a more collective understanding of the American Dream that prioritizes the principles of the Declaration of Independence: freedom, equality, and union. Such a political understanding can be found in the writings of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama; they believed that the principles of the Declaration have the power to bring together Americans, particularly American racial minorities and immigrants. This paper contends that a political understanding of the American Dream can better unite Americans and contribute to contemporary debates about immigration policy.…
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • Elizabeth E. Seminar Room (1050 Nanovic Hall) • Calendars: Main
Mr. John Saville, British Consul General in Chicago, will be present remarks on his career as a diplomat followed by a discussion with the audience.
- The event is free and open to the public.
- Lunch will be available while supplies last. …