Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

RealClearMedia Publishes Feature Story on AHI

RealClear Education, a subdivision of the RealClear Media Group, has published a feature story on The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI). RealClear Education “is one of the Internet’s leading voices on global education news and commentary.” In “Alexander Hamilton Institute Seeks to Bridge America’s Divisions,” Mike Sabo, an editor [...]

Message from the President’s Desk: AHI and the Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 Dear Friends and Supporters of AHI: COVID-19, the coronavirus, is presenting formidable challenges to us all. Each of us must now make hard choices about how to live our lives and what level of risk is acceptable in conducting our daily affairs in everything from finding groceries to helping loved ones. Yet, [...]

Annual Undergraduate Conference at Princeton, April 3-4

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that the Annual Undergraduate Conference in the American Polity will take place at Princeton University, April 3-4.  AHI is cosponsoring the event with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and the Center for Freedom and Western [...]

AHI Pre-Super Bowl Gathering: Douglas Ambrose on “The Federalist”

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) proudly announces a Pre-Super Bowl gathering.  Douglas Ambrose, Professor of History, Hamilton College, will speak on “The Ironies of The Federalist.” The event will take place from 4 pm to 6 pm, Sunday, February 2, at AHI headquarters, 21 W. Park Row, Clinton. [...]

AHI Announces Its New “Affirmations” Page: We Need Your Support

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce the addition to our website of a very special “Affirmations” section. It consists of scores of one or two paragraph quotations from persons around the country who have benefited from AHI programming.  We regard the page as a [...]

AHI Sponsors Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

On April 26-27, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) co-sponsored with Colgate University’s Center for Freedom and Western Civilization, the Annual Undergraduate Conference in the American Polity. The conference features outstanding undergraduate research from a variety of disciplines including history, economics, philosophy, anthropology, religion, political science, and sociology.  Patrick [...]

Patrick Deneen to Keynote AHI’s Annual Undergraduate Conference

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Patrick Deneen, David A. Potenziani Memorial College Chair, University of Notre Dame, will keynote this year’s Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity, April 26-27, at Colgate University. AHI is co-sponsoring the event with Colgate’s Center for Freedom and [...]

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 [...]

AHI Sponsors Undergraduate Conference at Colgate University

On April 13-14, Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) brought together students from across the country to participate in the Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity.  This annual conference features outstanding undergraduate research from a variety of disciplines including history, economics, philosophy, anthropology, religion, political science, and sociology.  Presentations must in [...]

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