Yearly Archives: 2014

Flagg Taylor Speaks on Statesmanship and Totalitarianism at AHI

On Sunday, December 7, and Monday, December 8, at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), students, fellows, guests, and community members welcomed Skidmore College Associate Professor of Government Flagg Taylor for two searching discussions of the meaning of totalitarianism, both in its historical development and its incarnation in the former [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:01+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|News & Events, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

AHI Featured in New Report by the Pope Center

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) was pleased to be featured in a new report entitled “Renewal in the University: How Academic Centers Help Restore the Spirt of Inquiry,” by Jay Schalin of the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. The report focuses on the growing void in higher [...]

Support the AHI

From the President’s Desk December 9, 2014 Please Support the AHI: As we near the end of 2014, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) hopes you will again consider a financial contribution of $100, $200, $300 or more to further our existing programs and future initiatives. For a sampling of our [...]

Video: AHI Abraham Lincoln Lecture, November 3, 2014

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) held a lecture on November 3, 2014 by Professor Joseph Fornieri, Department of Political Science, Rochester Institute of Technology who spoke on his new book “Lincoln: Philosopher and Statesman”(Southern Illinois University Press, 2014) at Hamilton College. A panel discussion followed the lecture and participants [...]

2017-04-13T00:00:41+00:00 December 8th, 2014|News & Events, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

Video: Dartmouth College Lecture "Tyranny and Totalitarianism: Past, Present, and Future"

On September 27, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) and the Daniel Webster Center at Dartmouth College joined forces to sponsor the free conference, "Tyranny and Totalitarianism: Past, Present, and Future at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The three sessions can be viewed below: Session 1: Ancient Tyranny Presentation [...]

2017-04-13T00:06:48+00:00 December 6th, 2014|News & Events, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

Resident Fellow Mary Grabar Attends 50th Anniversary of Goldwater Campaign

“Had I known about Barry Goldwater’s run for the presidency in 1964,” said AHI Resident Fellow Mary Grabar, “I would no doubt have become a ‘Goldwater Girl’—even at the age of seven.  For one thing, Goldwater believed in freedom, law and order, and defending ourselves against the Communists.  My parents escaped with me as a [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:01+00:00 November 29th, 2014|News & Events|0 Comments

AHI Co-sponsors Debate on the Declaration of Independence with Colgate’s Center for Freedom and Western Civilization

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce a debate on the Declaration of Independence led by Professor Barry Shain, Department of Political Science, Colgate University, on Tuesday, December 2 at 4:30 p.m. in 108 Persson Hall, Colgate University. The Center for Freedom and Western Civilization [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:01+00:00 November 24th, 2014|News & Events, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

Psi Upsilon Alums and Students Hold Banquet at AHI

On Saturday, 15 November, alumni and current members of the Hamilton chapter of Psi Upsilon Fraternity gathered at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) for a banquet and award ceremony.  Members of the fraternity participate in the AHI Undergraduate Fellows Program and will be contributing support to the [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:01+00:00 November 19th, 2014|News & Events, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

AHI Lecture on Abraham Lincoln Applauded

In a recent letter to the editor in the Utica Observer Dispatch, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) was applauded for its excellent lecture on "Abraham Lincoln: Philosopher Statesman," by Professor Joseph Fornieri, Department of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology; the Hon. Frank Williams, former Chief Justice of the [...]

2014-11-19T01:00:34+00:00 November 19th, 2014|News & Events|0 Comments
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