Americans and Identity in the 21st Century
October 2-3, 2015
Indianapolis, IN


Friday, October 2
4:00 - 6:00 Registration
5:30 - 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner Program
Chairman: Ingrid A. Gregg, President, The Philadelphia Society
Keynote Address: Reviving National Character in the Midst of Political Disorder
William B. Allen, Michigan State University
8:30 -10:00 What Defines an American?
Chairman: Herman Belz. University of Maryland (Emeritus)
Richard Gamble, Hillsdale College
Christopher Burkett, Ashbrook Center, Ashland University
Brandon McGinley, Pennsylvania Family Institut
10:15 – 11:45 The Shifting Dimensions of Nationalism
Chairman: Christine Henderson, Liberty Fund, Inc.
Steven Grosby, Clemson University
G.M. Curtis, Hanover College
David French, National Review 
12:00 -1:30 Luncheon
Chairman: Christopher G. Long
Luncheon Address: Americans In An Age Of Parody: Who we are. Who we were. Who we've never been.
Ralph Kinney Bennett, Author & Editorial Consultan
2:00 - 3:30 Identity Across the Americas
Chairman: Ramón Parellada, Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Alejandro Chafuen, Atlas Economic Research Foundation
Carroll Rios Rodriguez, Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Ross Emmett, Michigan State University
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 To Educate for Citizenship? Can Responsibility and Civic Awareness be Regained?
Chairman: Matthew Spalding, Hillsdale College
Colleen Sheehan, Villanova University
Jay Hein, Sagamore Institute
Wilfred McClay, Oklahoma Universit