Amherst College Colloquium on the American Founding, Sept. 28 and 29, 2007.

The Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst College hosted a number of lectures on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, 2007. Audio from selected events is available through the links below.

  • English writer and philosopher Roger Scruton discussed “Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged
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    ” on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 9:30 a.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon.

  • Amy Wax, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke on “Race, Wrongs and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century
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    ” on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon.

  • Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain of the Ninth Federal Circuit Court of Appeals gave a lecture on “Racial Preferences and the Schools in Seattle
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    ” on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. in Lewis-Sebring Dining Hall.

  • Chief Judge John Mercer Walker, Jr. of the Second Federal Circuit Court in New York gave a talk titled “Can the Judges Themselves Violate the Constitution--and Other Matters: A Conversation
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    ” on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in Lewis-Sebring Dining Hall.

  • Edward Tenner of Princeton University gave a talk titled "Schmentoring: Mentoring Gone Askew--with Even Better Results
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    " on Friday, Sept. 28.