Freedom Studies Lectures and Events

Constitution Day Panels 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Panels 


Freedom Studies Lectures and Events

The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom sponsors and co-sponsors events on the nature of American freedom. Events in recent years include:

Lecture: “A New Light for the Old World: The American Constitution in France in 1789”

Aurelian Craiutu, Professor of Political Science

University of Indiana, Bloomington

Sept. 18, 2014

(Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the School of Law; funded in part by the Jack Miller Center)

Lecture: “The Tocquevillean Moment . . . and Ours”

Wilfred McClay, Professor of History and Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty

University of Oklahoma

Oct. 17, 2013

(Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the School of Law; funded in part by the Jack Miller Center)

(Link: http://lawvideo.law.olemiss.edu/~poindexterbarnes/4th/Wilfrid-McClay-Lecture)

Lecture: “The American Founders and the Problem of Wisdom”

Scott Yenor, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science

Boise State University

Sept. 20, 2012

(Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the School of Law; funded in part by the Jack Miller Center)

(Link: http://www.jackmillercenter.org/resources/constitution-day-ole-miss-scott-yenor/)

Screening and panel discussion: “Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives”

This PBS documentary from the Free to Choose Network shows how entrepreneurs from nations such as Chile, Zambia and South Korea are using economic freedom to improve their lives and communities.

Panelists:

Dean Ken Cyree (School of Business)

Professor John Czarnetzky (School of Law)

Professor Ronald Rychlak (School of Law).

April 16, 2014

(This event was funded in part by the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU Cox School of Business.)(Link to documentary preview: http://www.economicfreedom.org/2013/11/05/economic-freedom-in-action-changing-lives/)


Constitution Day Commemoration Panels

The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom organizes a Constitution Day Commemoration Panel each year on Constitution Day (Sept. 17). These panels have addressed a wide range of important constitutional issues — from recent Supreme Court cases on landmark legislation to the philosophical foundations of the Constitution. The Constitution Day panels are sponsored and hosted by the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Constitution Day 2013

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m.

Moot Court I in the Khayat Law Center

Title: “The Constitution, Equality, and Legislative Power Recent Cases from the Supreme Court”

Panelists:

Professor Michele Alexandre (Law)

Associate Dean Matthew Hall (Law)

Associate Dean Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

http://lawvideo.law.olemiss.edu/~poindexterbarnes/4th/Constitution-Day-9-17-13.mov

 

Constitution Day 2012

Monday, Sept. 17, 3:30 p.m.

Room 1078 in the Khayat Law Center

Title: “The Constitution and the Affordable Care Act”

Panelists:

Associate Dean Matthew Hall (Law)

Associate Dean Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

Professor Ronald Rychlak (Law)

Moderator: Professor John Czartnetzky

 

Constitution Day 2011

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 3 p.m.

Room 1078 in the Khayat Law Center

Title: “The Constitution Development and Diversity”

Panelists:

Professor Richard Barnes (Law)

Professor Larry Pittman (Law)

Professor Lisa Roy (Law)

Moderator: Professor Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

 

Constitution Day 2010

Friday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m.

Moot Court I in Lamar Hall

Title: “The Constitution Philosophical Foundations”

Panelists:

Professor Christopher Green (Law)

Professor Steven C. Skultety (Philosophy)

Professor Robert B. Westmoreland (Philosophy)

Moderator: Professor Jack Wade Nowlin


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panels

The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom organizes an annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panel each January to discuss issues of civil rights and social justice central to King’s life and legacy. The MLK Day panel events are sponsored and hosted by the University of Mississippi School of Law.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panel 2014

Panelists:

Professor Shennette Garrett-Scott (History, African American Studies)

Professor Christopher Green (Law)

Professor Desiree Hensley (Law)

Moderator:  Associate Dean Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

(Link: http://lawvideo.law.olemiss.edu/~poindexterbarnes/4th/MLK-JAN2014.mov)

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panel 2013

Panelists:

Professor Tucker Carrington (Law)

Susan M. Glisson (founding director, William Winter Institute)

Professor Kirk A. Johnson (Sociology, African American Studies)

Moderator: Associate Dean Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panel 2012

Panelists:

Professor Michael Hoffheimer (Law)

Professor Marvin King (Political Science, African American Studies)

Professor Deirdre Cooper Owens (History)

Moderator: Professor Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Panel 2011

Panelists:

Professor Michele Alexandre (Law)

Professor Charles W. Eagles (History)

Professor Charles K. Ross (African American Studies, History)

Moderator: Professor Jack Wade Nowlin (Law)