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AFP: Hillsdale College Constitution Day Colloquium

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From time to time, AFP will pass along to its Members invitations from other organizations that we believe you may find of interest.  Making this information available does not imply AFP agreement with any group’s agenda, nor does it imply AFP endorsement of any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Beginning tomorrow and continuing on Friday, Hillsdale College will make available a webcast discussing a number of issues surrounding the US Constitution.  The schedule of speakers and topics is below (please note all times are Eastern Standard).

For information on how to access this webcast, please visit Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship.


Thursday, September 16

9:00-10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Larry P. Arnn, President, Hillsdale College

“Free Markets, Regulation and the Constitution”

Chair: R.J. Pestritto, Hillsdale College

Panelists: Thomas G. West, University of Dallas

Mark Hall, Wake Forest University Law School

William Kristol,

The Weekly Standard

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “Howard Zinn and Civic Education”

Chair: Terrence Moore, Hillsdale College

Panelists: Colleen Sheehan, Villanova University

Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg College

Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution

1:00-2:15 p.m. “Does Tea Party Constitutionalism Have a Future?”

Michael Barone, American Enterprise Institute

8:00 p.m. “Founding Father”

Richard Brookhiser, Author

Friday, September 17, 2010

9:00-10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

David J. Bobb, Hillsdale College

“How to Interpret the Constitution: A Debate”

Moderator: Paul Moreno, Hillsdale College

Debaters: Stephen Markman, Michigan Supreme Court

Sanford Levinson, University of Texas, Austin

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. “Civil Liberties and Islamic Terrorism: A Debate”

Moderator: Will Morrisey, Hillsdale College

Debaters: Bob Barr, Former U.S. Congressman

John Yoo, University of California, Berkeley

1:00-2:00 p.m. “The Constitution and the 2010 Elections”

Charles Kesler, Claremont McKenna College

8:00 p.m. “Why We Celebrate Constitution Day”

George Will,

The Washington Post

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