Salvatori Center

Speakers, Events and Conferences

Past Salvatori Center Events

Spring 2015

Workshop
Leo Strauss’s “How to Study Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise
January 23 – 24, 2015
Participants: Mark Blitz, CMC, Ronna Burger, Tulane University, Michael Kochin, CMC, William Kristol, The Weekly Standard, Steven Lenzner, CMC, Christopher Lynch, Carthage College, Arthur Melzer, Michigan State University, Svetozar Minkov, Roosevelt University, Christopher Nadon, CMC, James Nichols, CMC, Clifford Orwin, Univ. of Toronto, Joshua Parens, Univ. of Dallas, Steven Smith, Yale University, Nathan Tarcov, University of Chicago, Peter Thiel, Thiel Foundation, Bernhardt Trout, MIT, Martin Yaffe, Univ. of North Texas

Harold Rood Memorial Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by the Claremont Institute and the Salvatori Center
Third Annual Lecture
Featuring Dr. Stephen Cambone
“Anticipating History: How Well Can China Control Its Destiny?”
Thursday, January 29, 2015
MMC Athenaeum (dinner)

William Kristol
Founder and Editor, The Weekly Standard
“The Current Political Scene in the United States”
Thursday, January 22, 2015
MMC Athenaeum (luncheon)

Richard Sanders
“Affirmative Action and the Dilemmas of Race in 2015”
February 2, 2015
MMC Athenaeum (dinner)

Michael Barone
American Politics 2015: Looking Forward
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum (dinner)
Co-sponsored with the Rose Institute

Stephen Elkin
Emeritus Professor of Government
University of Maryland
“To Constitute the American Republic: Statesmanship and Other Maladies”
Friday, February 20, 2015
Luncheon Lecture
Kravis Center, Seminar Room 321, CMC

Michael Kochin
Prof. of Political Science Tel Aviv University
Visiting Fellow (2014-2015), The Henry Salvatori Center, CMC
The Constitution Viewed from Without
Friday, February 27, 2015
12:00 p.m., Luncheon Lecture
Kravis Center, Seminar Room 321, CMC

Workshop
Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols
March 6 – 7, 2015
Kravis Center 367, CMC
Participants: Giorgi Areshidze, CMC, Nasser Behnegar, Boston College, Murray Bessette, Morehead State University, Mark Blitz, CMC, Charles Kesler, CMC, Michael Kochin, CMC Laurence Lampert, Indiana University, Daniel Tanguay, University of Ottawa, Steven Lenzer, CMC, Chris Nadon, CMC, James Nichols, CMC, Clifford Orwin, University of Tornoto, Richard, Velkley, Tulane University Richard Zinman, Michigan State University, Susan Shell, Boston College

Prof. Jean Yarborough
Gov Professor, Bowdoin College
March 23, 2015
(tentative title) “Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition”
Lecture Speaker, MMCA, Luncheon

Fall 2014

Constitution Day Speaker
Jeremy Bailey
“Jefferson’s Revolutionary Constitution: Paradox and Potential”
Friday, September 19, 2014
Kravis Center 367 (Luncheon)
Co-Sponsored by the Jack Miller Center and the Salvatori Center

William Deresiewicz
“Leader-sheep and Elite Education””
Monday, November 17, 2014
Athenaeum
Co-Sponsored by the Salvatori Center