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Watch Flannery now!
October 2-15
Flannery employs never-before-seen archival footage, newly discovered personal letters and her own published words alongside original animations and music to examine the life and legacy of an American literary icon. Purchase your tickets now from The Sheen Center for Art and Culture and watch the film anytime over the next week. 

Equality and Excellence: Can They Coexist?
Wednesday, October 14, 7:30pm EST
For centuries, Jews have put their faith in liberal ideas of progress, toleration, and secular democracy. But what if this liberal faith has failed? The Tikvah Fund invites you to join Professor Ruth Wisse, recently retired from Harvard and now a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Tikvah Fund, for her continuing lecture series on “The Liberal Betrayal of the Jews.” For more information and to register, click here.

Evolution, Cosmology, and Creation: From Darwin and Hawking to Aquinas
Wednesday, October 14, 8pm EST
The Morningside Institute and the Collegium Institute partner to bring you Oxford Professor William Carroll on evolution, cosmology, and creation. For more information and to register, click here

The Future of Theological Education
Wednesday, October 14, 7:30pm EST
How can we use the coronavirus to creatively rethink the relationship between the church and the academy? How can we mold institutions that can offer accessible, rigorous, and practical intellectual formation for Christian scholars, pastors, and teachers? Join the Davenant Institute for a panel discussion. For more information and to register, click here

Whole Life: A Conservative Agenda for Strengthening the Family
Wednesday, October 14, 11am EST
Why is pro-family policy needed now? And what would pro-family policy look like in practice? Come listen in to two panel discussions featuring Rod Dreher, Sohrab Ahmari, Oren Cass, and Catherine Pakaluk, among others. This event is sponsored by The American Conservative, American Principles Project, and the Bruderhof. For more information and to register, click here.

Third Annual Human Rights Lecture
Thursday, October 15, 6:30pm EST
The Institute for Human Ecology will host Kenneth Anderson, Paolo Carozza, and Christopher Tollefsen, members of the Unalienable Rights Commission at the U.S. Department of State, for this conversation. For more information and to register, click here

Sexuality, Integrity, and the University
Friday & Saturday, October 16-17
A conference for undergraduate students hosted by the Love and Fidelity Network. Speakers will include Jennifer Frey and Sherif Girgis, among others. For more information and to register, click here.

The 2020 Election and the Future of the Right
Monday, October 19, 2-3:30pm EST
Join the Institute for Human Ecology for this panel conversation moderated by Ross Douthat. Panelists include Samuel Goldman, Dan McCarthy, and Ramesh Ponnuru. For more information and to register, click here

Does Europe Still Matter to America?
Saturday, October 24, 10am-1:30pm EST
The American Academy of Diplomacy and the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies will host a panel to examine the importance of European and American trade, how Russian policy affects trans-Atlantic trade and diplomatic relations, and how American diplomacy fits into a post-Brexit European Union. The former U.S. Ambassador to France, Charles Rivkin, will deliver a keynote address. For more information and to register, click here

Spirited Debate: Does a universal basic income meet the Catholic demand for a just wage?
Wednesday, October 28, 8pm EST
The Catholic Information Center and The Institute for Human Ecology host Kate Ward (Marquette) and Catherine Pakaluk (CUA) for a lively debate on a universal basic income and just wages. For more information and to register, click here

Election 2020: Is the Constitution Up to the Task?
Thursday, October 29, 4:30pm EST
The James Madison Program at Princeton will host a discussion between Akhil Reed Amar and Bradley A. Smith, moderated by Allen C. Guelzo. For more information and to register, click here

Apollo’s Arrow: The Enduring Impact of the Coronavirus
Wednesday, November 18, 4:30pm EST
Nicholas A. Christakis presents this timely lecture for the James Madison Program at Princeton. For more information and to register, click here

Washington, D.C.

Render Unto Caesar: How Should Faith Inform Our Politics?
Tuesday, October 20, 7pm
This panel will explore how Christians can be good democratic citizens, not only with those outside of their religious communities, but within their own faith tradition as well. This event is hosted by the Faith Angle Forum at Baylor University. For more information and to register, click here.


A Celebration of St. John Paul II
October 16-April 2, Tuesday to Friday, 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm
In honor of St. John Paul II’s 100th birthday, the Galleria Arte Poli is displaying exclusive photographs by Giancarlo and Alessia Giuliani, relics of the saint including a piece of the cassock he wore on the day of his assassination attempt, and artwork by Master Albano Poli. The Galleria Arte Poli is located at Borgo Vittorio 88, Rome.  

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