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    Women of Middle-Earth

    Christine O’Donnell, communications director at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, led a discussion on the depiction of women in J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the…

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    Is Christianity the Problem?

    Dinesh D’Souza and Christopher Hitchens debated the question “Is Christianity the Problem?” After speeches and rebuttals, the authors then questioned each other. Then…

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    Book Discussion on The Unintended Reformation

    Brad Gregory talked about his book, The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society, in which he looks at the impact of the Protestant Reformation on Western…

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    Book Discussion on Econoclasts

    Brian Domitrovic profiles the economic thinkers who championed the theory of supply-side economics and whose ideas were put to practice during the 1980s to improve the…

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    Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

    Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and…

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    Book Discussion on Advice to War Presidents

    Angelo Codevilla was awarded the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s 2010 Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award for his book, Advice to War Presidents: A Remedial Course in Statecraft (Basic…

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    Book Discussion on A Secular Age

    Charles Taylor was awarded the the 2008 Henry Paolucci/Walter Bagehot Book Award for his book, A Secular Age. In the book, Professor Taylor looks at the history of secularism and its…

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    Whittaker Chambers Conference

    The institute held a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' memoir, “Witness". In "Witness,” Chambers revealed how he became a…

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    2011 Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award Dinner

    Pauline Maier was the recipient of the 2011 Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. During the award ceremony, Professor Maier delivered a lecture based…

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    Book Discussion on History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900

    Andrew Roberts talked about his book, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900, published by HarperColllins. The book is presented as a sequel to Winston Churchill’s…

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    Book Discussion on Law and Judicial Duty

    Philip Hamburger talked about his book Law and Judicial Duty (Harvard University Press; November 1, 2008). In the book he looks at the history of judicial review in the United…

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    Book Discussion on Eric Voegelin

    Mr. Federici was interviewed about his book, Eric Voegelin, published by ISI Books. The book is an introduction to the ideas and works of 20th century political philosopher Eric…

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    Book Discussion on The Devil Knows Latin

    Mr. Kopff talked about his book [The Devil Knows Latin: Why America
    Needs the Classical Tradition], published by Intercollegiate Studies
    Institute. The author argued that Latin…

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    The Inseparability of Liberty and Markets

    Dwight Lee spoke on “The Inseparability of Liberty and Markets.” He examined economic inequality in America and argued that the statistics outlining income gaps are often…

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    Religion, Economics, and the Future of Capitalism

    Professor Woods spoke on the topic, “Religion, Economics, and the Future of Capitalism.” Mr. Woods discussed Milton Friedman’s support of free market economies and…

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    Book Discussion on Executive Secrets: Covert Action and the Presidency

    William Daugherty talked about a new edition of his book, Executive Secrets: Covert Action and the Presidency, published by University Press of Kentucky. A retired senior officer in…

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    Books and the Founding Fathers

    Historian George Nash talked about the literary influences of America’s founding fathers at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Nash compared their…

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    The Success of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen spoke on the topic, “Why Did Milton Friedman Succeed While Other Free-Market Economists Failed?” He outlined Milton Friedman’s career and described the…

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    Book Discussion on Everyday Graces

    Mrs. Santorum was interviewed about the book she edited, Everyday Graces: A Child’s Book of Good Manners, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book is a…

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    Conservative Intercollegiate Studies

    Following a short awards ceremony, Mr. Buckley spoke about the need for reduced government in education. He also analyzed the “idiocy” of political correctness.

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