Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

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 [...]

Enquiry: April 19, 2018

Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that the April 19, 2018 issue of Enquiry has been published.  All articles are available online and you can also find PDFs of each issue in the Archives section of the Enquiry website. Enquiry, is an independent publication sponsored by the AHI. A student-run publication, it [...]

AHI’s Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity – Final Schedule Now Available

The final schedule has been released for Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI)'s Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity at Colgate University, April 13-14. The event will feature Russian-born journalist Cathy Young and Jamie Muir, a philosopher who specializes in education. The annual conference features outstanding undergraduate research from a [...]

AHI Announces Annual Conference on American Polity to be Held at Colgate University

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that the Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity will be held in 2018 at Colgate University, April 13-14. The event will feature Russian-born journalist Cathy Young and Jamie Muir, a philosopher who specializes in education. Dr. Elizabeth L'Arrivee, lecturer [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Annual Undergraduate Conference at Colgate University a Big Hit

On March 30-April 1, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) and Colgate University’s Center for Freedom and Western Civilization co-sponsored at Colgate University the Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity.  A gifted group of undergraduates from a variety of colleges and universities presented papers on themes that ranged widely [...]

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