Amicus Curiae Lecture Series for Fall 2018

Amicus Curiae Lecture Series for Fall 2018 announced.

All lectures are at 7 p.m. on the dates below in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018:  Christopher Phillips, founder and director of the Socrates Café, Democracy Café and Constitution Café dialogue movements will deliver the lecture "Ask Not: What Each of Us Can Do to Make Our Democracy All it Can Be"
  • Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018:  Charles Lewis, one of the most respected investigative journalists in America and author of the book 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity, will deliver the lecture "Twist and Shout: Public Discourse, Political Dysfunction and Democracy in America"
  • Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018: Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of its Project in the History of Political Thought, will deliver the lecture "After Populism."  His 2016 book What is Populism?, has been translated into more than 20 languages.
  • Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018: Charles A. Smith, Professor of Political Science at University of California, Irvine and co-author of Gerrymandering in America: the House of Representatives, the Supreme Court, and the Future of Popular Sovereignty, will deliver the lecture "Gerrymandering in America: Revenge of the Anti-Federalists"

Amicus Curiae Lecture Series for Fall 2018.

As always, your support for this lecture series has been critical to its success and is very much appreciated.

Patricia Proctor, J.D.

Director, Simon Perry Center for Constitutional Democracy

Contact: 304-696-2801