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Hillsdale College vs. The U.S. Senate

I’m furious about what was said about Hillsdale College in the Senate last night. Not that I ever have held respect for politicians, but these folks owe us a HUGE apology. Hillsdale was color-blind from DAY ONE of… Read More

Robert Whaples at Hillsdale Tonight

Join us tonight, 7:00-8:00 pm, in the Old Snack Bar for Dr. Robert Whaples’s analysis of the economic perspectives of Pope Francis. Pope Francis has called for a worldwide conversation about poverty, charity, the market economy, and environmental… Read More

Virtue and Sacrifice: Hillsdale and Notre Dame

Over at Winston Elliott’s brilliant website, The Imaginative Conservative, I had the honor to write about the necessity of connecting liberty to sacrifice as understood through the students of two of the best colleges: Notre Dame and Hillsdale…. Read More

Spring 2017 American Heritage Syllabus

American Heritage H105; Spring 2017; Lane 125 MWF, 10:00-10:50, 11:00-11:50 Instructor: Dr. Bradley J. Birzer   Required Readings Hillsdale College History Department, ed., American Heritage: A Reader Secondary history text (via the bookstore) A variety of handouts/email attachments;… Read More

Syllabus: Sectionalism and Civil War

Sectionalism and American Civil War, H303 Instructor: Brad Birzer (bbirzer@hillsdale.edu) Spring 2017.  T/Th: 9:30-10:45; Lane 333 Office hours (tentative and subject to change, especially depending on the week): T/TH: 11-1; Wed: 12-1.  And, by appointment. Course Content This… Read More

BookTV at Hillsdale: Russell Kirk

I had a great time on BookTV (or, as my kids call it: Reading Rainbow for Adults).  This was recorded at Hillsdale College, September 5, 2016.  The makeup person even trimmed my insanely academic and mad-scientist like eyebrows…. Read More