Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 4:30pm

Talk with Christina Hoff Sommers

Trigger Warnings, Male-Shaming & Moral Panic: It's Time to Reboot Feminism




Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 4:30pm

Firing Line Debate on Conceding Castro's Cuba: A Productive Partnership or a Capitulation to Authoritarianism?

Featuring Professor Carlos Eire and Ian Vásquez of the Cato Institute

Where: WLH 116 



Friday, February 6, 2015

Seminar with Peter Collier

Mr. Collier will discuss Jeane Kirkpatrick.




Monday, February 23, 2015

Talk with Jason Riley

Join us at 4:30pm in WLH 119 (100 Wall Street) to hear Jason Riley discuss his new book, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed. 


Mr. Riley is a member of The Wall Street Journal editorial board and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. 


To view the poster, click here



Monday, March 9, 2015 to Friday, March 13, 2015

Spring Break Honors Seminar

Taught by Prof. Alvin Felzenberg, the seminar will cover William F. Buckley, Jr. and the rise of modern conservatism. Open to undergraduates by application. For more information, contact 




Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Talk with Jim DeMint

Come hear Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint speak on Academic Censorship as a Political Weapon. The event will be held at 4:30pm in LC 101. 


To view the poster, click here




Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Seminar with Michael Auslin

Open to Buckley Fellows 




Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Seminar with Richard Brookhiser

Open to Buckley Fellows




Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Inaugural Disinvitation Dinner

New York, New York 


Learn more at 


View the invitation and the reservation form.


Contact with any questions. 



Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Talk with Andrew McCarthy

Please join us at 4:30pm in LC 101 (63 High St) to hear Andrew C. McCarthy discuss U.S. National Security in the Age of Islamic Extremism. Mr. McCarthy is a former federal prosecutor and a senior fellow at National Review Institute. 


To view the poster, click here




Saturday, May 23, 2015

Talk with Prof. Donald Kagan

Please join us at 10:30am to hear Professor Kagan discuss "Education and Patriotism." 


Space is limited. Please RSVP to by May 20th. 


For more details, click here




Friday, May 29, 2015

Talk with Judge James Buckley

Please join us at 1:30pm to hear Judge James Buckley discuss his latest book, Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the States and Empowering Their People


Space is limited. Please RSVP to by May 26th. 


For more details, click here




Saturday, September 12, 2015

Seminar with Chris Michel

Open to Buckley Fellows




Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Screening of Best of Enemies

7pm in the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium (53 Wall Street). 


A dessert reception will follow. Please RSVP to 


To view the event poster, click here




Thursday, September 24, 2015

Lecture by Professor Jonathan Haidt

4:30pm in WLH 119 


Professor Haidt will speak on "Coddling U. vs. Strengthening U.: Which is best for students in the era of diversity?"


To view the poster, click here



Monday, September 28, 2015

Lecture by Charles Krauthammer

Dr. Krauthammer will speak on "Decline Is A Choice: The Obama Era of Foreign Policy" at 7pm in the Yale Law School Auditorium. 


This lecture is made possible with the generous support of the Irving Brown Lecture Series and Young America's Foundation.


To view the poster, click here



Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Panel on Antisemitism in the 21st Century

Featuring Dr. Charles Small and Professor Ruth Wisse. Moderated by Rabbi Leah Cohen.  


To view the poster for the event, click here


Slifka Chapel 






Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015

Fall Break Honors Seminar

The Intellectual Foundations of Modern Conservatism, taught by Professor Steven F. Hayward. 


Open to undergraduates and graduate students by application. 





Monday, October 26, 2015

Seminar with Jay Nordlinger

Jay Nordlinger will discuss his latest book, Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.




Open to Buckley Fellows




Friday, November 6, 2015

Fifth Annual Conference

The Future of Free Speech: Threats in Higher Education and Beyond. U.S. Senator Ben Sasse will deliver the evening keynote address. Other speakers will include Professor Charles Hill, Dr. Geoffrey Kabaservice, Roger Kimball, Professor Jytte Klausen,Greg Lukianoff, Anne Neal, Dr. James Piereson, Professor Bradley A. Smith, Harry Stein, Professor Noël Valis, Kevin D. Williamson, and Nathaniel Zelinsky.


To view the invitation and schedule, click here. To view the reply card, click here


Registration is required for this event. RSVP by October 16th. Please contact with any questions. 

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