Center Plans Civitas Forum Oct. 8

by Public Relations | Sep 24, 2014

Sept. 24, 2014

Saint Vincent College and its Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government'sCenter for Political and Economic Thought will host the annual Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life on Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.

The day's schedule on the theme "Making Americans: Immigration and Assimilation in the 21st Century," is as follows: 8:30 a.m., Breaking the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans, Mike Gonzalez, The Heritage Foundation; 9:30 a.m., Immigrant Assimilation: It's Not 1914 Anymore, Mark Krikorian, The Center for Immigration Studies; 10:30 a.m., Immigration Restrictions: A Solution in Search of a Problem, Bryan Caplan, George Mason University; and 11:30 a.m., Immigration in the Age of Jihad: The Challenge of Muslim Immigration in the United States, Brian Kennedy, The Claremont Institute.

All sessions are open to the public. There is no cost to attend.

For more information or to pre-register, please contact Mary Beth McConahey at marybeth.mcconahey@email.stvincent.edu.

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The Center for Political and Economic Thought is an interdisciplinary public affairs institution of Saint Vincent College. It sponsors research and education programs, primarily in the fields of politics, economics and moral-cultural affairs. The Center seeks to advance scholarship on philosophical and policy concerns related to freedom and Western civilization with particular regard to the American experience. The Center was founded in 1991 as an outgrowth of the Alex G. McKenna Economic Education Series, which was launched in 1986.

The Center's programs include: The Alex G. McKenna Economic Education Series, the Government and Political Education Series, the Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life, Culture and Policy Conferences and Scholarships and Fellowships. In addition, the Center supports research and educational activities through its staff and it produces numerous publications.

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