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Senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and former professor Arthur Herman spoke about his latest book on the history of Western civilization and its shifting values in the Intercultural Center on Tuesday.

Herman Talks Western Values

Hudson Institute senior fellow and former Georgetown professor Arthur Herman discussed shifting values in the Western world at an event in the Intercultural Center on Tuesday evening. The event, which was titled “The Western Experiment,” was sponsored by the Tocqueville Forum for Political Understanding and focused on ideas from Herman’s[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Aim to Bolster Tocqueville Forum

To compensate for decreased funding after the departure of Tocqueville Forum founder PatrickDeneen last semester, students are in the process of creating an affiliated student-run organization within the Student Activities Commission. This new organization, called Tocqueville Forum Student Fellows, will be responsible for the undergraduate programming that the forum previously supported.[Read More…]

by October 5, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Keep Our Tradition of Discussion Alive

It was with deep sadness that we alumni of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy learned earlier this semester of professor Patrick Deneen’s imminent departure for the University of Notre Dame. All who truly know Deneen can attest to his integrity of character and generosity of spirit.[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Tocqueville Forum Picks Interim Director

Government professor Joshua Mitchell has been tapped to serve as interim director of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy and will seek to stabilize the organization after the departure of its founding director. Mitchell, the former chair of the government department, was instrumental in hiring current director[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Loses Its Finest

To the Editor: When I heard professor Deneen was leaving, I was greatly awed and saddened. Why would Georgetown have let him go so easily? I have watched recently as an unusually melancholy cloud came over the core of the Tocqueville Forum, the organization that he founded and which otherwise represents the[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion

The State of the University

Faculty at universities nowadays come and go fairly regularly, so it is a rare professorial announcement that shakes a school. Recently, Patrick Deneen, a former columnist for this paper and professor of government, announced his departure from Georgetown for the University of Notre Dame. Seeking a place that more fully[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Forum to Seek New Leader

The Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy is looking for a new leader after founder and director Patrick Deneen announced that he will resign from the university at the end of the semester. Deneen, who will join the faculty at the University Notre Dame next year, expressed concerns[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News
Deneen to Leave GU at Semester’s End

Deneen to Leave GU at Semester’s End

Professor Patrick Deneen, the director of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy, will resign from Georgetown at the end of the semester after seven years at the university. Deneen will leave his post as the Tsakopoulos-KounalakisChair in Hellenic Studies in the government department for a similar position in the University[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News