Salvatori Center

Speakers, Events and Conferences 2011-2012

Fall 2011

Leo Strauss Workshop on Lucretius
August 23-24, 2011
San Francisco, CA

Jeffrey Tulis
Ph. D. Political PhilosophyUniversity of Texas, Austin
Constitution Day Event co-sponsored with the Jack Miller Center
On Constitutional Decay
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Kravis Center Seminar Room 321

Hans A. von Spakovsky
Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation’s Center for Legal & Judicial Studies
Constitution Day Event co-sponsored with Common Cause and CGU SPE
Corporations in the American electoral Process:
The Citizens United U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Friday, September 30, 2011
Albrecht Auditorium, Claremont Graduate University

Gerard Wegemer
University of Dallas
Co-sponsored with ISI, and CGU
Thomas More and Cicero on the Arts of Liberty:
Alternatives to Machiavelli

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Founders Room, Honnold/Mudd Library

Milosz Centenary Festival: Readings
Robert Pinsky, C. K. Williams, Anthony Milosz
Co-sponsored with The Gould Center
Friday, October 21, 2011
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Kravis Center Dedication – Open House Event
Student organized seminar overseen by Prof. George Thomas
Professor of Political Science at CMC
Are Corporations Persons Under the Constitution?
Friday, October 21, 2011
Kravis Center Room 327

Condoleezza Rice
Former Secretary of State of the United States
and National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush
Co-sponsored with the Res Publica Society
Remarks by Condoleezza Rice
Wednesday November 30, 2011
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

John Tomasi
Ph. D. Political Philosophy, Brown University
Free Market Fairness
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Video

Patrick Chamorel
Senior Resident Scholar, Stanford Center Washington DC
Europe’s Growing Challenges
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Kravis Center Seminar Room 321

Student Seminar
Is Federalism Working?
Friday, December 9, 2011
Kravis Seminar Room 321

Spring 2012

Leo Strauss’ Revival of Classical Political Philosophy:
On Aristotle’s Politics – The City and Man

Conference at CMC
January 26 – 27, 2012
Kravis Center Board Room 367

Elizabeth Wydra ‘98
Ph. D. Yale Law School
The Constitutionality of Health Care Reform and the Supreme Court
Thursday, February 2, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Christopher DeMuth
Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute
The New Regulatory State – Can It Be Tamed?
Thursday, February 9, 2012
12:00 – 1:10 p.m. Kravis Center Board Room 367

R. J. Pestritto ‘90
Professor of Political Philosophy, Hillsdale College
Progressivism and Religion:
Social Gospel and the Origins of Modern Liberalism

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
12:00 – 1:10 p.m. Kravis Center Board Room 367

Hobbes on Religion
Conference at CMC
March 8 - 10, 2012
Kravis Center Board Room 367

Elliott Abrams
Former Middle East Advisor to President G.W. Bush
Arab Spring and Arab Winter:
The Fate of Democracy in the Middle East

Monday, March 19, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Video

Leo Strauss Conference
Strauss on Halevi

Chicago, Ill
April 19 – 21, 2012

American Political Theory
and American Political Development

Workshop at CMC
May 17 - 19, 2012
Kravis Center Keck Library

The Current Administrative State
Conference at CMC
May 24 – 26, 2012
Kravis Center Board Room 367