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2012 EVENTS

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Event with Joe Miller

Co-Sponsored with Yale Political Union 

 

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Talk with Ross Douthat

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat discusses Religion in America.

 

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Master's Tea with Harvey Mansfield

Harvard Professor Harvey Mansfield talks about manliness in the 21st century.

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Steve Moore on How Obama is Bankrupting America

 

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Debate on the Second Amendment

Come hear two noted experts on the 2nd amendment in the first of the Rosenkranz Debate Series

 

Who: William Merkel, Stephen Halbrook
Time: 4:00pm
Location: WLH 117, 100 Wall Street.

 

The Buckley Progarm would like to thank the support of Robert Rosenkranz (PC'62), Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz (PC'92, LAW'99), and the Rosenkranz Family Foundation.

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Master's Tea with George Nash

Dr. Nash will discuss his new biography of Herbert Hoover.

 

Friday, February 24, 2012

Workshop with Kenneth Bickford

“Why good fences make good neighbors"

 

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Debate on the Purpose of US Military Power

The Buckley Program and the Rosenkranz Foundation present
A Debate Between
Thomas Donnelly and Christopher Preble

 

"The Purpose of US Military Power: Do We Need an Aggressive Military?"

 

Thomas Donnelly, a defense and security policy analyst, is the director of the Center for Defense Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of several books, including Lessons for a Long War: How America Can Win on New Battlefields and Ground Truth: The Future of US Land Power. Mr. Donnelly has also been an editor for the Armed Forces Journal, Army Times, and Defense News.

 

Christopher Preble is the Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies at the CATO Institute. He is the author of a number of books, includingThe Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous and Less Free. In addition to his books, Preble has published over 150 articles in major publications including USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Financial Times, National Review, The National Interest, the Harvard International Review, and Foreign Policy.

 

The debate will be held on Thursday, March 22nd at 4:30 in WLH 117 (100 Wall Street).

 

The Buckley Progarm would like to thank the support of Robert Rosenkranz (PC '62), Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz (PC '92, LAW '99), and the Rosenkranz Family Foundation.

 

 

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Ambassador Paul Bremer on Lessons from Iraq

 

 

Friday, April 13, 2012

Seminar with Bill Kristol

“The Definitions of Conservatism"

 

 

Monday, April 16, 2012

Ruth Wisse on Liberal Anti-Semitism

 

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Master's Tea with Gov. George Pataki

 

 

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Steve Forbes: "How Capitalism Can Save America"

The Irving Brown Lecture, YAF, and the Buckley Program present:

Steve Forbes: How Capitalism Can Save America
LC 102, 5:00, September 20th

 

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, which publishes Forbes Magazine. He was a contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 1996 and 2000. He served on boards of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Heritage Foundation and The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. Mr. Forbes also previously served on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University for ten years. And, he is the author of numerous books, including "Why Free Markets Are Moral And Big Government Isn't."

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Master's Tea with Judge James Buckley

 

Debate with Michael Lind and Christopher Caldwell

A Rosenkranz Debate

 

Is Free Trade Good for the American Middle Class?

 

Thursday, October 18

4:00 p.m., WLH 117

 

The participants:

 

Michael Lind ’85 is the co-founder of the New America Foundation, a think tank based in Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to Salon magazine and has been an editor or staff writer at several major publications, including The New Yorker. Lind has written several books, particularly on U.S. history, foreign policy, and national politics, including Up from Conservatism: Why the Right is Wrong for America (1996) and, more recently, Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States (2012).

 

Christopher Caldwell is the Senior Editor at The Weekly Standard. His writings often appear in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, and he regularly contributes to Slate and the Financial Times, where he writes on politics, culture, and international relations. He is an editor at several other publications as well, including The American Spectator. His recent book, Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West (2009), garnered much media attention.

Moderated by Professor Danilo Petranovich, director of the Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions.

 

The Buckley Progarm would like to thank the support of Robert Rosenkranz (PC'62), Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz (PC'92, LAW'99), and the Rosenkranz Family Foundation.

 

 

Friday, November 9, 2012

Seminar with John O'Sullivan

“The Anglo-American Relationship: What is it?”

 

 

Friday November 30, 2012

Second Annual Conference

Whittaker Chambers’ Witness: 60 Years Later

 

Speakers included: Governor Mitch Daniels, Lee Edwards, Professor John Gaddis, M. Stanton Evans, Professor Danilo Petranovich, Elliott Abrams, Max Boot, Jay Nordlinger, Professor Charles Hill, Peter Berkowitz, Norman Podhoretz, Alfred Regnery, and Roger Kimball.