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Wednesday October 8, 2014, Paul Patterson: St. Louis in Black and White. Paul Patterson of Restore St. Louis discussed the history of racial housing patterns in St. Louis. Co-hosted with the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.

Friday-Sunday, March 21-23, 2014, Economic Federalism Conference - This year's conference, titled "Is Government the Problem?", featured noted economic historian Robert Higgs as the keynote speaker. Several other speakers, including research fellows of the Liberty & Ethics Center, gave presentations during this weekend-long event. Download the conference flier

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, Kit Wellman - "Is the U.S. Criminal Legal System a Crime Against Humanity?" Kit Wellman is a Professor of Philosophy and the chair of the Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. This public event was part of Lindenwood University's annual Sibley Day.  Download the flier.

November 20, 2013, Tom Woods - “Virtues and the Market: Allies, Not Enemies." Tom Woods is a New York Times Bestselling author of 11 books, senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and is creator of Tom Woods’s Liberty Classroom. His most recent bestsellers are Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse and Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

October 24, 2013, David Beito - "Black Maverick." David Beito is a Professor of History at the University of Alabama. In this presentation he discussed his book, Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard's Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power, which was coauthored with Linda Royster Beito.

April 12-14, 2013, Free Markets and Localism Conference - Carey Roberts of Liberty University delivered the keynote address, “Spontaneous Order and the Origins of American Freedom.” Other speakers included Howard Wall of Lindenwood University, Gregory Beabout of Saint Louis University, Donald Livingston of the Abbeville Institute, William Charron of Saint Louis University, Ronald Rosenberg of Fontbonne University, and Julie Rubio of Saint Louis University. Events were held in various locations on Lindenwood's St. Charles Campus; historic Main Street, St. Charles; and the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center in Defiance, Mo.

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