Friday, November 22
4:00 - 6:00
6:00 - 7:00
7:00 - 8:00
Dinner / Welcome and Introduction
8:00 - 9:00
Keynote: Was There a Founding?
Saturday, November 23
8:00 - 8:45
9:00 - 10:30
The Roots of American Order
James McClellan, Liberty Fund, Chairman
, University of Virginia, "Blackstone and the Causes of the American Revolution"
Barry Alan Shain, Colgate University, "The Puritan Background"
James Stoner, Louisiana State University, "The Founders and the Common Law"
10:30 - 12:00
The Federal Framework
George Carey, Georgetown University, Chairman
, University of Virginia, "Madison and the Compound Republic"
Winston McCuen, Emory University, "Nation, State or Confederacy?"
12:15 - 1:45
William F. Campbell, Louisiana State University, Chairman
Charles R. Kesler, The Claremont Institute, "The Founders on the Founding"
2:00 - 3:30
Revisiting the Founders
Forrest Mcdonald, University of Alabama, Chairman
Daniel Dreisbach, American University, "Jefferson's Revisal"
Joanne Freeman, University of Virginia, "Hamilton and the Art of Politics"
C. Bradley Thompson, Ashland University, "John Adams and the Science of Politics"
3:30 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:30
Liberty or Virtue?
Burton Folsom, editor, Continuity, Chairman
David M. Fitzsimons, University of Michigan, "Citizen Paine: For and Against"
Bruce Frohnen, author, The New Communitarians, "A Community of Freedom"
6:15 - 7:15
7:30 - 9:30
Dinner / The Founders and the Rising Generation
James B. Taylor, Young America's Foundation
Thomas Jefferson, Then and Now
Sunday, November 24
10:00 - 12:00
Sunday Brunch / Where Do the Founders Go From Here?
M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center