The Culture of Liberty
2021 Fall Meeting
October 22-23, 2021
Fort Worth, Texas

The Philadelphia Society’s 2021 Fall Meeting
October 22-23, 2021
The Worthington Renaissance
Fort Worth, Texas

The Culture of Liberty

Friday, October 22

4:00 – 6:00      Registration

5:30 – 6:00      Fellowship Orientation

6:00 – 7:00      Reception, sponsored by The Goodman Institute

7:00 – 9:00      Dinner – Chairman: Wilfred McClay, President, The Philadelphia Society

Keynote Address: Ken Starr, Lanier Law Firm

The Future of Religious Liberty


Saturday, October 23

8:30 – 10:00    The New Despotism

Matthew Crawford, University of Virginia

                             Chairman: David Whalen, Hillsdale College

                             Frederick Turner, Univ. of Texas at Dallas, Respondent

                             Jacob Howland, Tikvah Fund, Respondent


10:15 – 11:45    Revolution and Renewal in Higher Education

Pano Kanelos, UATX

                             Chairman: Clifford Humphrey, Thales College

                             Gabriel Calzada, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Respondent

                             Glenn Arbery, Wyoming Catholic College, Respondent


12:00 – 1:30    Chairman: Joseph Morris, Esq.

Keynote Address: Why Culture Matters

David Rose, University of Missouri-St. Louis


2:00 – 3:30    The Future of Journalism

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

                            Chairman: Samuel Karnick, Heartland Institute

                            David Marcus, Blue Box World, Respondent

                            William Murchison, Creators Syndicate, Respondent


3:30 – 4:00      Coffee Break


4:00 – 5:30      Can the Conversation Hold? Roundtable on The Enduring Tension

Chairman: Ingrid Gregg, The Bradley Foundation

                            Daniel McCarthy, Modern Age

                            Michael Thomas, Creighton University

                            Pete Peterson, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

                            Donald Devine, Fund for American Studies, Respondent


5:30 – 7:00      Reception in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Universidad Francisco Marroquín