Salvatori Center

Speakers, Events and Conferences 2013-2014

Fall 2013

Philip Hamburger
Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
The Revival of 17th Century Censorship in 21st Century America
Friday, September 20, 2013
Kravis Center 367

Dr. Christopher Harmon
Chair of Military Theory, Marine Corps University
State Sponsors of Terrorism
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Judd Owen
Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Tocqueville on American Religion and the Weaknesses of Democracy
Friday, October 11, 2013
Kravis Center 367

Will Barndt
Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Pitzer College
How To Get A Job Anywhere: The Nationalization Of Our Liberal Arts Colleges
Friday, October 25, 2013
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

The Honorable Tom Ridge
President and CEO, Ridge Global
Boston and Beyond: Homeland Security and the Hometown
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Co-Sponsored with the Rose Institute

William Deresiewicz
2013-2014 William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitors Program
What is College For? A Defense of the Liberal Arts
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 (Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum)
An informal discussion on Liberal Arts sponsored by Salvatori Center at Kravis Center, Seminar Room 321
Before Ath presentation (4:00 – 5:00 p.m.)

John Seery
George Irving Thompson Memorial Professor of Government and Professor of Politics, Pomona College
The Best Kind Of College Is the U.S. SLAC (small liberal arts college), But Why Don’t More People Know and Believe That?
Friday, November 8, 2013
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum (luncheon)

American Enterprise Institute On Campus Program
Organized by student Shaundra Ullman
Matt Jensen, Economist and Pomona Graduate
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Kravis Center Seminar Room 321

Barry Kosmin Sponsored by ISSSC and Koch (C. Nadon and G Thomas)
Religious, Spiritual and Secular College Students: Are We Seeing the Emergence of Three Distinctive World Views?
Thursday, December 4, 2013, 4:00 – 5:30, location TBA

Conference – Leo Strauss on Natural Rights and History: Edmund Burke
December 5 – 7, 2013
CMC Kravis Center Board Room 367

Mark Blitz, CMC
Ronna Burger, Tulane University
Charles Kesler, CMC
William Kristol, The Weekly Standard
Peter Lawler, Berry College
Steven Lenzner, CMC
Christopher Lynch, Carthage College
Steven Menashi, Kirkland & Ellis, New York University
Svetozar Minkov, Roosevelt University
Christopher Nadon, CMC
James Nichols, CMC
Emmanuel Patard, CMC Salvatori Visiting Scholar
Jeremy Rabkin, George Mason University
Andrea Radasanu, Northern Illinois University
Gary Schmitt, American Enterprise Institute
Peter Thiel, Clarium Capital Management
Bernhardt Trout, MIT

V. Phillip Munoz
Tocqueville Associate Professor of Religion and Public Life in the Department of Political Science and Concurrent Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame
"Religious Liberty and Obamacare: Why Hobby Lobby’s & Notre Dame’s HHS Lawsuits Might Actually Threaten Religious Freedom"
Friday, December 13, 2013
Kravis Center 367 (luncheon)

Spring 2014

Workshop on Civic Constitutionalism
January 30 - February 1, 2014
Kravis Center 345, Keck Library
Organized by Prof. George Thomas
Participants: TBA

Larry Iannaccone
The Economics of Militant Extremism
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum (dinner)
Co-sponsored with the Lowe Institute

The Politics Of Higher Education
February 21 - 22, 2014
Kravis Center Board Room 367
Organized by Prof. Jon Shields
Participants: Jon Shields, CMC; Mark Blitz, CMC; Susan McWilliams, Pomona; George Thomas, CMC

The Writings of Harry V. Jaffa
February 28 - March 1, 2014
Kravis Center 367
Participants: Mark Blitz, CMC; Charles Kesler, CMC; Michael Uhlmann, CMC/CGU

Rousseau on Religion
March 7 – 8, 2014
Location: TBA
Organized by Prof. Chris Nadon
Participants: TBA