Hillsdale College Announces its 2021-2022 Fireside Lecture Series

The series takes place over five weekends at the College’s Rockwell Lake Lodge

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Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College announces the opening of its 2021-2022 Fireside Lecture Series. The series includes five weekend-long sessions with five different Hillsdale College professors at the College’s Rockwell Lake Lodge in Luther, Michigan.

This is the third year that the series has been offered.“The Fireside Lecture Series is an opportunity for friends of the College to have one-on-one interactions with professors and fellowship with like-minded throughout a relaxed, fun weekend,” said Kristine Healy, director of the Fireside Lecture Series and event manager for the College’s Dow Center and Rockwell Lake Lodge.Added: The Rockwell Lake Lodge has 10 luxury guest suites and each features a living room, kitchenette, and private balcony. This makes for an intimate attendance of approximately 20 guests per series. Each weekend includes a night of light live entertainment and dessert.The full lineup for the academic year includes:

Nov. 5-7, 2021: “Remembering the Two World Wars”
Tom Conner, retired William P. Harris Chair in Military History at Hillsdale College

Dec. 3-5, 2021: “Why is Christmas on Dec. 25th?”
Ken Calvert, professor of ancient history (sold out; waitlist only)

Feb. 18-20, 2022: “Mere Orthodoxy: A Guide to G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis” Brad Birzer, professor of history and Russell Amos Kirk Chair in American Studies

March 25-27, 2022: “The Life and Travels of the Apostle Paul”
Don Westblade, assistant professor of religion

May 6-8, 2022: “The New Left and the Rise of Identity Politics and Critical Race Theory”
Kevin Slack, associate professor of politics

The cost for each weekend is $599 per person with double occupancy and $949 per person with single occupancy. To register, go to http://fireside-lectures.webflow.io. Please note that the December weekend is currently full. All other questions can be directed to Kristine Healy at [email protected].

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 5.7 million. For more information, visit hillsdale.edu.

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