2000-01 Events

Salvatori Center Speakers and Conferences

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Fall 2000

Gordon Lloyd
The Anti-Federalists
Thursday, October 5, 2000

Conference: Democracy in California, 1850 to 2000
Sesquicentennial Reflections on Equality and Liberty in the Golden State
Featuring 35 eminent scholars from around the country.
Also sponsored by the Claremont Institute and the Rose Institute.  
Friday-Saturday, October 27-28, 2000
Keynote Address:
Daniel Walters
One Hundred Fifty Years of California: Progress, Pain, and Politics
Founders' Room, Bauer Center
Friday, October 27, 2000

Spring 2001

Vaclav Klaus
Res Publica Society Dinner
Thursday, January 18, 2001

Martha Derthick
Up in Smoke: The Politics of Tobacco Regulation and Litigation
Heggblade Conference Room
Monday, February 5, 2001

Robert George
Civil Liberties & Public Morality
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Madison Symposium: Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of James Madison's Birth
James Madison: Philosopher and Practitioner of Liberal Democracy
Chairman: Charles R. Kesler, CMC Professor of Government.
Participants: Lance Banning, University of Kentucky; Robert A. Goldwin, American Enterprise Institute; James H. Hutson, Library of Congress; Harry V. Jaffa, Claremont McKenna College; Drew R. McCoy, Clark University; and Gary Rosen, Commentary Magazine.
Session I: James Madison, Federalist (Banning); James Madison's Sagacious, Powerful, Combining Mind (Goldwin); and James Madison and the Social Utility of Religion: Risks vs. Rewards (Hutson).
Session II: Defenders of the Constitution: Madison vs. Calhoun (Jaffa); Remembering James Madison: Character, Vision, and Experience (McCoy); and Was Madison an Original Thinker? (Rosen).
Also sponsored by Claremont McKenna College and the Library of Congress.
Washington, D.C.
Friday, March 16, 2001

George Weigel
The Achievement of John Paul II
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, March 21, 2001

Sally Satel
The Politics of Medicine
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, March 26, 2001

Nicholas Eberstadt
The Coming Population Implosion
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, April 4, 2001

Harry V. Jaffa
A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Conference: Public Opinion and American Democracy
Moderators: CMC Professors Joseph M. Bessette, Charles R. Kesler, and John J. Pitney, Jr.
Panelists: Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report; Susan Estrich, USC Gould School of Law; Elaine C. Kamarck, Harvard University; Samuel L. Popkin, University of California, San Diego; Matthew Robinson, Claremont Institute; James E. Rogan, former U.S. Congressman; Randy Tate, former U.S. Congressman; and Michael Uhlmann, Bradley Foundation.
Panels: Forming Public Opinion (Pitney; Barone, Popkin, Robinson, and Tate); Public Opinion and the Constitution (Bessette; Estrich, Kamarck, Rogan, and Uhlmann); and Public Opinion and American Democracy: A Roundtable Discussion (Kesler; all).
Founders' Room, Bauer Center
Saturday, April 21, 2001

Peter Berkowitz
Pi Sigma Alpha Dinner
Sunday, April 22, 2001