Salvatori Center Speakers and Conferences

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2006-2007

Fall 2006

Christina Hoff Summers
Where the Boys Are
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, September 14, 2006

Peter Beinart
Liberalism and Conservatism in the Post-Bush Era
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, October 12, 2006

Leo Strauss Conference
Leo Strauss and Politics
Panelists: Nasser Behnegar, Boston College; Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College; Michael Davis, Sarah Lawrence College; Werner Dannhauser, Michigan State University; Harry V. Jaffa, Claremont McKenna College (Emeritus); Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College; Steven J. Lenzner, Salvatori Research Fellow; Ralph Lerner, University of Chicago; Christopher Lynch, U.S. Department of State; Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., Harvard University; Heinrich Meier, Siemens Stiftung; Christopher Nadon, Claremont McKenna College; James H. Nichols, Jr., Claremont McKenna College; Devin Stauffer, University of Texas; Nathan Tarcov, University of Chicago; Peter A. Thiel, Clarium Capital Management; and Thomas G. West, University of Dallas.
Thursday-Friday, October 19-20, 2006
Keynote Address:
Harry V. Jaffa
Leo Strauss's Locke and the American Founding
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, October 19, 2006

John Briggs
Lincoln the Lecturer: Politics and the Liberal Arts
Lecture Hall - Roberts North 15
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Mark Krikorian
Immigration's Impact on Society
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, November 1, 2006

John O'Sullivan
Dispelling the Nightmare: Thatcher, Reagan, John Paul II, and the End of Communism
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, November 20, 2006

Bernard Lewis
What Next in the Middle East?
Mary Pickford Auditorium
Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Spring 2007

David Schoenbrod
Saving Our Environment From Washington
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, February 8, 2007

John Yoo
War By Other Means: Fighting the War on Terrorism
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, February 26, 2007

Robert Kagan
Dangerous Nation: America's Place in the World From Its Earliest Days to the Dawn of the 20th Century
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Barry Kosmin
Surveying the Contemporary Free Market of Religious and Non-Religious Americans
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Morris Fiorina
The Present Disconnect in American Politics
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Akhil Reed Amar
America's Constitution – As Seen From the Pacific Ocean
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Richard Samuelson
Jefferson's Wall of Separation
Lecture Hall - Roberts North 15
Thursday, March 29, 2007

Ramesh Ponnuru
Roe's Crumbling Castle
Keck Science Lecture Room
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Summer 2007

Leo Strauss Seminar
Leo Strauss and the Literary Question: Author as Educator
Moderators: Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College; Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College; Steven J. Lenzner, Salvatori Research Fellow; Christopher Nadon, Claremont McKenna College; and James H. Nichols, Jr., Claremont McKenna College.
Featuring 19 students from Claremont Graduate University.
Lecture Hall - Roberts South 102
Tuesday, August 21, 2007