speaking

The following is a list of Professor Beckwith’s upcoming and recent speaking engagements. Inquiries for speaking invitations should be sent to beckwith.info[@]mac.com.

January 7-10, 2019
Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association – New York, New York
Member of panel commemorating the 25th anniversary of the publication of John Rawls’ Political Liberalism. Other panelists include Paul Weithman (Notre Dame), Jorge L. A. Garcia (Boston College), Christopher J. Eberl (U.S. Naval Academy)

November 13-15, 2018
Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society – Denver, Colorado
Talk: Why Christians, Muslims, and Jews Worship the Same God

November 8-11, 2018
Annual Meeting of the American Catholic Philosophical Association – San Diego, California
Plenary Talk: Presidential address
SCP Session Talk: Why Christians, Muslims, and Jews Worship the Same God

September 19, 2018
University of Arizona – Tucson, Arizona
The Thomistic Institute
Talk: Is Belief in God Rational?

June 14, 2018 & July 15, 2018
Summit Ministries – Manitou, Colorado
Lectures on philosophy, ethics, and religion

June 8-9, 2018
University of Dallas – Dallas, Texas
Annual Meeting of the University Faculty for Life
Plenary Talk

May 24-25, 2018
Christ Church, Oxford University – Oxford, England
10th Anniversary McDonald Centre Conference
Talk: Gotta Serve Somebody?: Religious Liberty, Freedom of Conscience, and Religion as Comprehensive Doctrine

April 9, 2018
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
Conference on World Affairs
“A Bold Experiment.” Invited panel member with Robert Pasnau (CU Boulder), Brian Domitrovic (Sam Houston State), Robert Kaufman (Pepperdine University), Steven Hayward (University of California, Berkeley), Stephen Presser (Northwestern University). 

March 5, 2018
Yale University – New Haven, Connecticut
The Thomistic Institute
Talk: Saved By Works?:  What the Catholic Church Really Teaches About Salvation

January 6, 2018
Sheen Center – New York, New York
Notre Dame’s Vita Institute
Talk: Abortion: The Philosophical Arguments

December 8, 2017
Princeton University – Princeton, New Jersey
Panelist for discussion of the book The Cambridge Companion to Natural Law Jurisprudence
Other panelists include Robert P. George (Princeton), George Duke (Deakin University), Sherif Girgis (Princeton), Melissa Moschella (Columbia)

December 6, 2017
Tulane University – New Orleans, Louisiana
The Thomistic Institute

Talk: Is Belief in God Rational? 

October 20-21, 2017
The Center for Evangelical Catholicism – Greenville, South Carolina
Conference: 500 Years Later: Where Do We Go From Here?
Talk: Natural Law, Natural Theology, and the Protestant Critique: Are We Really That Far Apart? 

October 3, 2017
Baylor University – Waco, Texas
Oso Logos
Talk: What’s Wrong with Moral Relativism?
7 pm, Rogers 106

June 10, 2017 & June 24, 2017
Summit Ministries – Manitou, Colorado
Lectures on philosophy, ethics, and religion

April 24, 2017
Liberty on the Rocks Flatirons – Westminster, Colorado
C. B & Potts Brewing Company
6 pm

April 21, 2017
Colorado Republican Business Coalition – Denver, Colorado
Brooklyn’s At the Pepsi Center
Luncheon talk

April 19, 2017
Douglas County Republican Women’s Luncheon – Lone Tree, Colorado
Lone Tree Golf Club

April 18, 2017
Boulder Republican Women’s Luncheon  – Boulder, Colorado
The Cork

April 11, 2017
Colorado State University – Ft. Collins, Colorado
Lecture: Taking Our Vocation in Academe Seriously
12 noon

March 31 & April 1, 2017
For the City Conference – Denver, Colorado
Lecture: Liberal Democracy and the Christian Citizen

March 11, 2017
The Steamboat Institute – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Talk: Revenge of the “Bitter Clingers”: The Future of Conservatism in the Age of Trump

March 8, 2017
St. John’s University School of Law – Queens, New York
Lecture: The Future of Religious Liberty in the Law
12 noon

February 16, 2017
University of St. Thomas – St. Paul, Minnesota
Talk: Taking Rites Seriously

February 7, 2017
St. John Paul II Center for the New Evangelization – Denver, Colorado
Archbishop’s Lecture Series
Lecture: From Catholic to Evangelical and Back Again: Reflections of a Catholic Revert 10 Years Later

January 31, 2017
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
Center for Western Civilization, Thought, and Policy
Talk: Revenge of the “Bitter Clingers”: The Future of Conservatism in the Age of Trump

January 18, 2017
Boulder Rotary Club – Boulder, Colorado

January 11, 2017
The Federalist Society – Dallas, Texas
Dallas Lawyers’ Chapter
Lecture: The Future of Conservatism
Belo Mansion
12 noon

January 10, 2017
Address to the Christian caucus of the Colorado Legislature
12:15 pm

November 30, 2016
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
Sponsored by Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church – Boulder, Colorado
Christos Lecture
Talk: Juris, Fides, et Ratio: What Judges and Some Legal Scholars Miss About Reason and Religious Beliefs

November 16, 2016
Lincoln Club – Denver, Colorado
Talk: The Election and the Future of Conservatism
12 noon

November 3-6, 2016
American Catholic Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting – San Francisco, California
Paper commentator

October 20, 2016
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Student Center Lecture Series
Lecture: Faith, Reason, and Political Disagreement
Room: Hale 270
7 pm

October 17, 2016
Centennial Institute – Lakewood, Colorado
Colorado Christian University
Talk: The Future of Conservatism
7 pm

September 22-24, 2016
Society of Christian Philosophers Midwest Conference
Evangel University – Springfield, Missouri
Invited Plenary Lecture: Taking Rites Seriously: Faith, Reason, and Religious Liberty

September 2,  2016
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
Center for Values & Social Policy

Lunchtime Seminar Series
Topic: Taking Rites Seriously: Liberalism, Religion, and Cultural Conflict
Room: Hellems 269.  Time: 12:oo-12:50pm