FPR Conference: Register Now

By Mark T. Mitchell for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC

If you have put off registering for the conference but plan to attend, please register if possible. This will give us a better idea of how much food we’ll need for lunch and snacks. You don’t want us to run out of snacks do you?

We’ve got a great line-up of speakers (see below) and a wonderful venue.

I hope to see you there.

Welcome: 9:00-9:15

Panel 1: Politics and Economics 9:15-10:30

  • Jeff Polet, Hope College
  • William Schambra, Hudson Institute
  • Richard Gamble, Hillsdale College

Panel 2: Local Culture 10:45-12:00

  • Bill Kauffman, author of Ain’t My America
  • Patrick Deneen, University of Notre Dame
  • Mark T. Mitchell, Patrick Henry College

Lunch: 12:15-1:00

Keynote Address: Eric Jacobsen, author of The Space Between, 1:00-1:45

Panel 3: Environment and Place 2:00-3:15

  • Jason Peters, Augustana College
  • Arthur Verslius, author of Island Farm
  • D. G. Hart, Hillsdale College

Panel 4: Food and Farming 3:30-4:45

  • Mary Berry Smith, The Berry Center
  • Katherine Dalton, Contributing editor to Chronicles magazine
  • Matt Bonzo, Cornerstone University

 Closing Remarks: 4:45-5:00

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