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Human Rights Advocate, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, speaking at Yale for the Buckley Lecture Series 

Upcoming Events

Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize Lecture

Featuring Dr. Mordechai Levy-Eichel

Thursday, September 29th

Firing Line Debate: Increase the Birth Rate

Featuring Ramesh Ponnuru and Jill Filipovic

Wednesday, October 26th

Seminar with Niall Ferguson

Tuesday, October 4th

Seminar with Jeffery Flier

Friday, October 28th


Fall Break Seminar 

Applications are open for our Fall Break Seminar:

Lincoln and the Crisis of American Democracy 

Open to current Yale Students. Click here for more details. 

Fall 2022 Essay Contest

We are accepting submission for both our Yale College and High School Essay Contests. The top three winners of each contest will receive a monetary prize. View the prompt, get more details, and submit your essay by clicking below!

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