Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lecture by Professor Robert P. George

"Academic Freedom and Liberal Arts Ideals"


4:30pm in WLH 119


Click here for the poster. 



Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Panel Discussion: The State of the 2016 Election

Please join us for a panel discussion with Eliana Johnson, Jim McLaughlin, and Matt Rhoades. 


"Defection in the 2016 Election: Sanders, Trump, and Exodus from the Establishment"


4:30pm in LC 101 (63 High Street)



Saturday, February 27, 2016

Firing Line 50th Anniversary

Please join us for a debate, reception, and dinner with tributes. Speakers will include Larry Kudlow, James Freeman, Stephen S. Roach, Linda Bridges, Neal B. Freeman, Jeff Greenfield, and Tom Wolfe.




Thursday, March 3, 2016

Seminar with Jean Yarbrough

Open to Buckley Fellows




Monday, March 14, 2016 to Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Spring Break Seminar with Professor Charles R. Kesler

This seminar is open to undergraduates and graduate students by application. 



Thursday, March 31, 2016

Firing Line Debate on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Please join us for a debate featuring Alex Nowrasteh of the Cato Institute and Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies. Moderated by Dr. Margarita Mooney. 


4:30pm in WLH 116 (100 Wall Street) 




Thursday, April 7, 2016

Talk with Charles Murray

Co-sponsored with AEI on Campus


4:30pm in LC 102 (63 High Street) 




Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Talk with Yuval Levin

4:30pm in WLH 119 (100 Wall St) 


"What Are Conservatives For?"




Thursday, April 28, 2016

Second Annual Disinvitation Dinner

Keynote address by former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. 


Please contact if you are interested in purchasing a ticket after the April 14th deadline.


May 27, 2016

Talk by Professor Alvin Felzenberg

"The Future of Buckley Conservatism As We Know It" 





June 3, 2016

Talk by Professor Donald Kagan



Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Lecture by Ben Shapiro

"White Privilege, Multiculturalism, And Other Leftist Myths"


This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Irving Brown Lecture Series at Young America's Foundation.


7:00pm in SSS 114 (1 Prospect St)

Monday, September 26, 2016

Firing Line Debate on Climate Policy

Featuring Jeremy Carl and William Nordhaus 


Moderated by Robert Mendelsohn


4:30pm in WLH 116 (100 Wall St)


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Book Launch Reception

Book Launch Reception for Campus Speech in Crisis: What The Yale Experience Can Teach America, featuring remarks by Judge José Cabranes. Registration is required for this event. Click here to register online. Please contact with any questions. 






Thursday, October 20, 2016 to Saturday, October 22, 2016

Fall Break Seminar on the Morality of Capitalism

Taught by James Otteson, this seminar will be open to undergraduates as well as graduate students.


If you are interested in participating, please complete and send this application along with your resume to by Friday, September 23rd. Applications submitted after that date will be considered on a rolling basis if space permits. 


Click here to view the syllabus. 




Friday, October 28, 2016

Sixth Annual Conference on the Future of the Party System in America

Speakers will include James Ceaser, Beverly Gage, Morris Fiorina, William Kristol, Henry Olsen, William Galston, Charles Hill, William F. B. O'Reilly, Ramesh Ponnuru, Roger Kimball, James Taranto, Margaret Hoover, and E. Donald Elliott. U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis will deliver the keynote address.


Please note that registration is required. 


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Firing Line Debate on School Choice

Featuring Chester Finn and Henry Levin and moderated by Elizabeth Carroll. 


4:30pm in WLH 116 (100 Wall St) 




Monday, November 28, 2016

Discussion with Charlie Spies

Co-sponsored by The Politic


4:30pm, ISPS Policy Lab (77 Prospect Street)


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Lecture by Dr. Ben Carson

SSS 114 (1 Prospect St) at 7pm

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