From Treasury to Collection: The Sumptuous Objects of Royal Iberian Women

From Treasury to Collection: The Sumptuous Objects of Royal Iberian Women from the 14th to the 16th Centuries

Jan. 24, 2018

The CU Mediterranean Studies Group, the Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities & The Center for Western Civilization present Prof. Ana Maria Seabra de Almeida Rodrigues (Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon), “From Treasury to Collection: The Sumptuous Objects of Royal Iberian Women from the 14th to the 16th Centuries,” on Wednesday, 24 January, 4–5:30pm in the Flatirons Room at C4C with Kirk Ambrose (ARTH), Hannah Friedman (ARTH) & Núria Silleras-Fernandez (SPAN) responding

Benjamin Kohlmann

“Towards a Literary Prehistory of the Welfare State: Writing in a Reformist Mode, 1880-1910”

Jan. 11, 2018

Kohlmann argues that literature written in the ‘reformist literary mode’ imagines the emerging institutional structures of the welfare state as deeply connected to the fabric of social life rather than as an ensemble of bureaucratic processes located outside it or detached from it.

Military soldiers

Civil-Military Relations in The Trump Era (December 7, 2017)

Dec. 7, 2017

Dr. Owens is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in Philadelphia, and editor of Orbis, FPRI's quarterly journal. He recently retired as Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. At the War College he specialized in the planning of US strategy and forces, especially naval and power projection forces; the political economy of national security; national security organization; strategic geography; and American civil-military relations.

Dostoevsky, George Eliot and the Possibilities of Metaphor 

Dostoevsky, George Eliot and the Possibilities of Metaphor

Dec. 7, 2017

Guest Lecture by Dr. Melissa Frazier, Prof. and Assoc. Dean, Sarah Lawrence College, Thursday, Dec. 7, 3:30-4:45 p.m. HLMS 211. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served. Please contact with any questions.


How to Build a Humanities Start-Up 

Dec. 1, 2017

How to Build a Humanities Start-Up Featured Speaker: Jason Pedicone Thursday, December 7th 5:00 PM HUMN 1B80 This talk tells the story of the founding and growth of the Paideia Institute, and provides some lessons and advice Jason Pedicone has gleaned from the experience, which are designed to inform and...

Red and Blue America

Michael Franc: The Demographics of Red and Blue America (November 29, 2017)

Nov. 29, 2017

Michael Franc, Hoover Institution scholar, will discuss the Demographics of Red and Blue America. Mike Franc is a longtime veteran of Washington, DC policymaking. Prior to joining Hoover, Franc served as policy director and counsel for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. He also served as the Vice President of government relations for the Heritage Foundation from 1997-2013.

We the people

Do Law Professors Really Understand American Law? (November 16, 2017)

Nov. 16, 2017

Stephen Presser is a leading American legal historian and expert on shareholder liability for corporate debts and is a candidate for Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought & Policy. He is frequently an invited witness before committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on issues of constitutional law. He holds a joint appointment with the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and also teaches in Northwestern's history department.

EU Flags

James Kirchick: The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age (November 15, 2017)

Nov. 15, 2017

Journalist and Brookings Institution visiting fellow James Kirchick presents his new book. The old pathologies of anti-Semitism, populist nationalism, and territorial aggression are threatening to tear the European postwar consensus apart.

CU Commencement

The New York Times: "Too Many Colleges Flunk Trump 101" (Oct. 28, 2017)

Nov. 14, 2017

The CWCTP's Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought & Policy cited as a rare response to what NYT columnist Frank Bruni calls "increasing ideological uniformity" on college campuses.

Robert Kaufman

Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought & Policy feels at home in Boulder

Nov. 13, 2017

Robert Kaufman, a veteran of the Conference on World Affairs, says the Trump presidency has fostered robust debate on campus.