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

Upcoming Events

Seminar with Nadia Schadlow

Tuesday, September 6th

Combating Hate: Censorship or Free Speech?

A Conversation with Nadine Strossen

Thursday, September 22nd

Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize Lecture

Featuring Dr. Mordechai Levy-Eichel

Thursday, September 29th

Twelfth Annual Conference

Friday, December 2nd


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“I feel comfortable expressing my views openly in the classroom BECAUSE the Buckley Program has imbued me with a sense of duty to speak my mind and work to improve the campus climate.”

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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!

Buckley Fellows attend our Annual Conference