Salvatori Center Speakers and Conferences

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1997-1998

Fall 1997

William J. Kunkle, Jr.
Is the Death Penalty Just?
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, September 18, 1997

Leo Strauss Conference
Political Philosophy and Contemporary Political Life: The Achievement of Leo Strauss
Director: Charles R. Kesler, CMC Professor of Government.
Participants: Hadley Arkes, Amherst College; Larry P. Arnn, Claremont Institute; Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College; Rev. Francis Canavan, Fordham University; Edward J. Erler, California State University, San Bernardino; Hillel Fradkin, Bradley Foundation; Harry V. Jaffa, Claremont McKenna College; Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College; William Kristol, The Weekly Standard; Peter Lawler, Berry College; Steven J. Lenzner (rapporteur), Harvard University; Daniel J. Mahoney, Assumption College; Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., Harvard University; James H. Nichols, Jr., Claremont McKenna College; Matthew Spalding, Heritage Foundation; Nathan Tarcov, University of Chicago; and Thomas G. West, University of Dallas.
Also sponsored by the Claremont Institute and the Bradley Foundation.
Santa Monica, CA
Thursday-Saturday, October 16-18, 1997

George Kendall
Is the Death Penalty Just?
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, November 17, 1997

Spring 1998

Steven Camarota
No Easy Answers: The Economic and Fiscal Dilemmas Posed by Immigration
Lecture Hall - Pitzer 4A
Tuesday, March 24, 1998

Conference: Presidential Powers and the Constitution
Director: Joseph M. Bessette, Alice Tweed Tuohy Professor of Ethics and Government at CMC.
Participants: Herman Belz, University of Maryland; Joseph M. Bessette, Claremont McKenna College; R.J. Pestritto, Saint Vincent College; Lance R. Robinson, U.S. Air Force; Gary Schmitt, Project for the New American Century; and Robert Scigliano, Boston College.
Heggblade Conference Room
Friday-Saturday, April 3-4, 1998

Lino Graglia
Constitutional Law: A Ruse for Government by an Intellectual Elite
Also sponsored by the local chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at Claremont Graduate University.
Friday, May 8, 1998

Summer 1998

Symposium: Criminal Justice and Punishment
Director: Joseph M. Bessette, Alice Tweed Tuohy Professor of Ethics and Government at CMC.
Participants: Joseph M. Bessette, Claremont McKenna College; Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College; Stanley Brubaker, Colgate University; Ward Elliott, Claremont McKenna College; Lawrence Greenfeld, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice; Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College; Christopher P. Manfredi, McGill University; Phillip Muñoz, Claremont Graduate University (student); James H. Nichols, Jr., Claremont McKenna College; R.J. Pestritto, Saint Vincent College; Ralph A. Rossum, Claremont McKenna College; Susan Shell, Boston College; and Bradley C.S. Watson, Norwich University.
Holiday Inn Big Bear Chateau, Big Bear Lake, CA
Wednesday-Saturday, June 3-6, 1998