Carl B. Menges Colloquium

Churchill Institute Students Respond to Attack on Free Speech

In 2016, Gregory Smith, a popular teacher and distinguished professor of political science and philosophy at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, announced the creation of the Churchill Institute, an independent organization designed “to encourage . . . serious teaching, learning and scholarship about Western Civilization, and to promote a vigorous discussion of its preservation and future [...]

Presidential Letter: Paquette Exits Hamilton College to Become President of AHI

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its eleventh anniversary on November 15-17 with a special event at Monticello, “Hamilton v. Jefferson: On History, Freedom, and Republican Government.”  More than a dozen of the world’s foremost Hamilton and Jefferson scholars conversed on the character and principles of these two giants [...]

Photos: Eleventh Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium, November 15-17, 2018

Photos : From the Eleventh Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium, November 15-17, 2018 at Montalto, Monticello, Virginia. The colloquium was entitled “Hamilton v, Jefferson:  On History, Freedom, and Republican Government.”

Final Schedule for the Eleventh Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium, November 15-17

Eleventh Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium, November 15-17, 2018 “Hamilton v, Jefferson:  On History, Freedom, and Republican Government” Location: Montalto, Monticello, Virginia Student Logistics: Information for History 242 and History Club Students on Bus.  Loading time begins at 5 a.m.; departure time promptly at 5:30 a.m.  DO NOT BE LATE. POCKET ENVELOPES WITH NAME TAGS AND [...]

AHI Announces Special Event Hamilton v. Jefferson: On History, Freedom, and Republican Government

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation for a special event at Monticello, November 15-17, 2018: “Hamilton v. Jefferson: On History, Freedom, and Republican Government.” AHI Executive Director Robert Paquette and Dr. Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, Vice President of [...]

From the President’s Desk

Dear Friend: On September 17, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its tenth anniversary. AHI Charter Fellow Douglas Ambrose delivered the Tenth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture on Constitutional Jurisprudence, an electrifying performance to a packed house on "Revisiting the Idea of a Godless Constitution.” As the holiday season [...]

Meet AHI Alum Landry Frei

Landry Frei, a native of Bend, Oregon, spent four years of his undergraduate life actively participating in the programmatic activities of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI).  During his junior and senior years, he served as co-leader of the AHI’s Undergraduate Fellows program.   A versatile young man, as comfortable in [...]

AHI Undergraduate Leaders Recognized

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) recognized Elizabeth Barry, Taylor Elicegui, Amy Elinski, Alex Klosner, and Phil Parkes, five senior leaders of its undergraduate fellows program at Hamilton College. Friends, parents, and AHI fellows attended the reception and banquet, which was held at AHI headquarters [...]

Save the Date: Hamilton v. Jefferson Colloquium at Monticello, Nov. 15-17, 2018

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation for a special event at Monticello, November 15-17, 2018: “Hamilton v. Jefferson: On History, Freedom, and Republican Government.” AHI Executive Director Robert Paquette and Dr. Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy, Vice President of [...]

Video: Robert George Opens the AHI Menges/Churchill Institute Colloquium

Professor Robert P. George, founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions opened the Inaugural Churchill Institute Colloquium and Tenth Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium on March 30 at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford, CT.  Professor George was introduced by Churchill Institute director Dr. Gregory Smith, Professor of Political Science, Trinity College. Click here for a [...]

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