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.

September 26-27, 2019
Morningside Institute – New York, New York
Talk: TBA

June 19-21, 2019
Acton University – Grand Rapids, Michigan
Talk 1: Natural Law, Natural Theology, and the Protestant Critique: Are We Really That Far Apart?
Talk 2: Taking Rites Seriously – Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith

June 13-15, 2019
Baylor in Washington Program – Washington DC
Seminar on Civil Discourse in An Age of Polarization
Talk: Taking Rites Seriously

June 11, 2019
University of Notre Dame – South Bend, Indiana
Vita Institute
DeNicola Center for Ethics & Culture
Lecture: Philosophers and the Abortion Controversy

May 30 and June 27, 2019
Summit Ministries – Manitou Springs, Colorado
Lectures on the rationality of belief in God

April 4-6, 2019
St. Vincent’s College – Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Center for Political and Economic Thought
Conference: “Science, Human Nature, and Public Policy”
Talk: TBA

March 27-29, 2019
Mundelein Seminary – Mundelein, Illinois
Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine
Conference:  “The Achievement of David Novak: A Catholic-Jewish Dialogue.”
Talk:  The Same God Question

March 8, 2019
Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas – Rome, Italy
The Thomistic Institute
Roundtable Session: Intellectual Origins of Secularism and Catholic Response

February 19, 2019
University of North Texas College of Law – Dallas, Texas
Talk: Religious Liberty, Liberalism, and Masterpiece Cakeshop
5  pm

January 28, 2019
University of Virginia School of Law – Charlottesville, Virginia
Talk: Law Without a Law Giver? Why Natural Rights Require a Divine Source

January 7-10, 2019
Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association – New York, New York
Invited Symposium: Religious Philosophers on Neutralist Liberalism: 25 Years of Rawls’s Political Liberalism 
Other panelists include Paul Weithman (Notre Dame), Jorge L. A. Garcia (Boston College), Christopher J. Eberl (U.S. Naval Academy)
Talk: TBA

January 5, 2019
St. Mary’s Seminary – Houston, Texas
University of Notre Dame’s Vita Institute Seminar
Talk: TBA

November 29, 2018
Brown University – Providence, Rhode Island
Talk: Why Christians, Muslims, and Jews Worship the Same God

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
Presidential address:  Faith, Reason, and the Liberal Order: A Philosophical Reflection
SCP session talk: Why Christians, Muslims, and Jews Worship the Same God

October 24, 2018
University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada
William S. Boyd School of Law
Talk:  A Lemon of a Test: Why Religious Motive is not the Same as Religious Purpose, and the Spirit of Article VI.
12 noon

October 19-20, 2018
Texas State University – San Marco, Texas
Texas Network for the Study of Public Issues
Talk: Religion as a “Comprehensive Doctrine,” or ‘Two Sovereigns’?”
Discussant with Lawrence Sager, University of Texas Law School.

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