Intellectual Resistance to the Wave of the Future
April 6-7, 1984
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, April 6
4:00 - 5:30 Registration
5:30 - 6:30 Reception
6:30 - 9:00 Dinner
Margo Carlisle, Chairman
John Silber, President, Boston University - "Stopping the Lemmings"
Saturday, April 7
8:00 - 9:00 Annual Breakfast Meeting of Membership (Members Only)
9:15 -10:30 The Groves of Academe
John A. Howard, Chairman
Chester E. Finn, Jr., Vanderbilt University
Eileen M. Gardner, The Heritage Foundation
Allan C. Carlson, The Rockford Institute
10:45 - 12:00 The Future that Doesn't Work
H. Joachim Maitre, Boston University
Sergio Ricossa, University of Turin
Desmond Swayne, Wrekin College, U.K.
12:15 - 2:00 Luncheon
Presentation of Elvis License Plate to M. Stanton Evans
Speaker Introduction of Russell Kirk
Russell Kirk - "The Wise Men Know what Wicked Things are Written on the Sky"
2:30 - 3:45 Beyond Legal Positivism
James McClellan, Chairman
Gary McDowell, Tulane University
William F. Harvey, Indiana University School of Law
William Kristol, Harvard University
3:45 - 4:15 Coffee Break
4:15 - 5:30 The Crisis in American Institutions
Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., Chairman
Philip M. Crane, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
T. Kenneth Cribb Jr., Assistant Counselor to the President
M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center