May 29
Policy Forum

Why Is College So Pricey? Theories Compete!

Featuring Douglas Webber, Professor of Economics, Temple University; Jason Delisle, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Eric Kelderman, Senior Reporter, the Chronicle of Higher Education.
May 22
Special Event

“I Am Offended”: Art & Free Expression

Featuring Philip Kennicott, Chief Art and Architecture Critic, the Washington Post; Janis Goodman, Panelist, WETA Around Town, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University; Lenny Campello, Author, Daily Campello Art News; and Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor, Cato Books; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Cato Daily Podcast host, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.
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May 9
Policy Forum

Cyber Warfare, Coercion, and Restraint

Featuring Brandon Valeriano, Donald Bren Chair of Armed Politics, Marine Corps University; Benjamin Jensen, Associate professor, Marine Corps University; Scholar in Residence, American University School of International Service; Jacquelyn Schneider, Assistant professor in the Strategic and Operational Research Department, U.S. Naval War College; and Richard Harknett, Professor and head of the Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati; moderated by John Glaser, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
April 26
City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2019

Featuring Magatte Wade, Entrepreneur and Founder of Tiossan; Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management at Facebook; Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute; Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia and host of the Cato Daily Podcast, Cato Institute.
April 24
Policy Forum

Is Liberalism Good for Religions?

Featuring Joseph Loconte, Associate Professor of History, The King’s College; Daniel Philpott, Professor of Religion and Global Politics, University of Notre Dame; Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
April 24
Book Forum

Two Roads to War: How (and Why) America and Britain Decided to Invade Iraq

Featuring Patrick Porter, Professor of International Security and Strategy, University of Birmingham, and Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute; Michael Mazarr, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Colonel Lawrence B. Wilkerson (Ret.), Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy, College of William & Mary; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
April 22
Film Screening

CyberWork and the American Dream

Featuring the director James Shelley; and Elizabeth Cobbs, Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History, Texas A&M, senior fellow, Hoover Institution at Stanford University; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute.
April 22
Policy Forum

The Simon Abundance Index: A New Way to Measure Availability of Resources

Featuring David M. Simon, Lawyer, Eimer Stahl LLP, Chicago; Gale Pooley, Associate Professor of Business Management, Brigham Young University–Hawaii; George Gilder, Investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian, and author of Life after Google; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Editor, www.humanprogress.org.
April 17
Special Event

Breaking Barriers: Art as the Messenger

Featuring Harriet Lesser, Curator, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; Curator, Strathmore; Former Director of Exhibitions, VisArts, Rockville, Maryland; Former Director of Exhibitions, Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives, Washington, DC; Exhibition Artist in the United States and Overseas; June Linowitz, Curator, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; Artist; Art Consultant; Board President, Arts on the Block; Steering Committee, The Resilience Fund; Former Honoree, “Images and Expressions, Maryland Women In The Arts,” Maryland Women’s Heritage Center; Michael Cayo-Cotter, Artist, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; and Melinda K. P. Stees, Artist, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
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April 17
Book Forum

The Twenty‐​Six Words That Created the Internet

Featuring Jeff Kosseff, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Law, United States Naval Academy; Emma Llansó, Director, Center for Democracy and Technology’s Free Expression Project; David Post, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, former I. Herman Stern Professor of Law, Temple University Law School; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.