9,505Dec 18, 2003
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 Rings” ...
5,441Oct 22, 2007
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 they ...
1,001Apr 6, 2010
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 economy. Domitrivic ...
754Nov 1, 2012
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 ...
595Oct 12, 2010
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 ...
446Nov 7, 2013
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 ...
428Oct 30, 2008
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 ...
373Apr 26, 2003
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 communist and a ...
340Nov 3, 2011
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 on her ...
277Oct 9, 2007
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 ...
273Oct 6, 2009
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 States. He ...
215Oct 23, 2003
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 ...
215Jun 4, 1999
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 ...
210Apr 22, 2006
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 ...
184Apr 22, 2006
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 explained ...
162Oct 5, 2006
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 the ...
154Oct 23, 2003
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 ...
150Oct 14, 1993
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.
145Apr 22, 2006
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 reasons he is ...
122Oct 23, 2003
Conservative Movement Anniversary Dinner
The 50th anniversary dinner of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) opened with the presentation of the colors and the Pledge of Allegiance. A videotaped message from President George W. ...
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