Topic

Can the Liberal Arts and Humanities be Saved?

Our current educational system does not create civic leaders or statesman. It does not teach Americans how best to understand America. Education is in crisis, but it is also a major cause of America’s crisis.

video
30:01

The Claremont Institute is awarded the National Humanities Medal 11.21.19

At the White House, President Donald Trump presented Claremont with the prestigious National Humanities Medal. Remarks begin around the 16:50 mark.

essays
15 minutes

Figure: Doom / Ground: Renaissance

A new dark age? Don't believe the hype.

discourse

Canon-Building is Nation-Building

More on the necessity of an American Canon.

discourse

A Canon, If You Can Keep It

Every nation is shaped by its canon. It’s time to shape America’s.

essays
7 minutes

Social Justice is Academia’s New Theology

Sokal Squared showed the West’s learned elite has succumbed to a corrupted creed.

essays
11 minutes

Losing the Class

On campus, today's forlorn meritocrats no longer believe what the apparatchiks are teaching them.

video
3:05

Inez Stepman on “Tipping Point” with Liz Wheeler 5.28.19

Inez Stepman, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum, joins Liz Wheeler to explain why conservatives need to take back cultural institutions from the Left, starting with K-12 education.

essays
8 minutes

Remembering Thomas S. Engeman (1944 – 2019)

Our teacher and friend trained us to find the safeguards of self-government through political philosophy and poetry alike.

video
3:25

Teach Kids the Constitution

"It seems like Americans are about as confused and struggling with the branches of government as Bernie Sanders might be looking at a supply and demand curve from an economics 101 course.”

Podcast
37:46

Allen Guelzo joins “The Trent England Show” 8.15.17

Allen Geulzo joins "The Trent England Show" to discuss his recent Wall Street Journal article "College Is Trade School for the Elite." He weighs in on vocationalism, liberal arts, and how they are still relevant and important to Americans.