Recent Events

  • “The Politics of Abstraction vs. A New Localism”: Dinner Lecture with AEI’s Ryan Streeter

    As part of the Kinder Institute’s yearly Town & Gown Dinner Lecture Series, Ryan Streeter, … Continued

  • “The Other 1828”: MRSEAH with Duke’s Reeve Huston

    For the final Spring 2019 meeting of the Missouri Regional Seminar on Early American History, … Continued

  • “Empire Through Birth Rights”: Colloquium with SLU’s Idolina Hernandez

    In his 1798 “The Aliens: A Patriotic Poem,” Kentucky Senator-bard and noted Federalist Humphrey Marshall … Continued

  • “American Global Leadership on Religious Freedom”: Colloquium with OU’s Allen Hertzke

    The theme of University of Oklahoma David Ross Boyd Professor of Political Science Allen Hertzke’s … Continued

  • A Fire Bell in the Past: The Missouri Crisis at 200, Feb. 2019 Conference

    A rousing success, if we do say so ourselves, the February 15-16 conference reassessing the … Continued

  • “The Curious History of U.S. National Security Whistleblowing”: Colloquium with East Anglia’s Kaeten Mistry

    As East Anglia Senior Lecturer in American Studies Kaeten Mistry noted in introducing his February … Continued

  • “The Genesis of American Indian Constitutionalism”: Distinguished Research Fellow Lecture with Daniel Mandell

    As KICD Distinguished Research Fellow Dan Mandell noted in opening the Kinder Institute’s Spring 2019 … Continued

  • “The Persistent Radicalism of 1776”: Colloquium with Prof. Ken Owen

    We are all too familiar with one set of revolutionary thinkers who convened in 1776 … Continued

  • On the Origins of the American Revolution: Colloquium with MU’s Rachel Banke

    Most of us know—just as most of colonial America knew—George III by the sometimes diametrically … Continued

  • “Dangerous Ground”: On 19th Century Squatters with new Postdoc John Suval

    In assessing the tide-shifting significance of squatter (aka popular) sovereignty, the tendency among many Civil … Continued