Lifelong Learning Seminar

The Federalist Papers

A Lifelong Learning Seminar in Washington, D.C.
October 21-24, 2020

Lifelong Learning Seminars provide a learning vacation unlike any other. Spend time with some of Hillsdale College's most distinguished professors, sharing insights, and joining in lively conversation. Enjoy the camaraderie of others who share your interest in continued learning and the preservation of liberty.

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Lectures, Lodging, Meals, & Activities

OCTOBER 21-24, 2020

Washington, D.C.

The Federalist Papers

Written between October 1787 and August 1788, The Federalist Papers is a collection of newspaper essays written by Publius–the pen name of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay–in defense of the Constitution. This seminar will explore such important themes as the problem of majority faction, the separation of powers, and federalism.

Learn from Hillsdale College faculty.

Go on group excursions to local landmarks.

Enjoy first-class accommodations and meals.

Enjoy lively conversations with distinguished scholars in American politics from Hillsdale college in a friendly classroom environment.

Take guided tours of Washington, D.C. landmarks, museums, and historical sites with other students.

Stay at high-end hotels and enjoy catered meals throughout the entire seminar.

The Kirby Center

The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America's founders—the Center seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the Constitution to its central place in the political life of  the nation.

The price for this seminar includes six stimulating lectures with Hillsdale College faculty, a group tour of a Washington landmark, museum, or historical site, high-end accommodations, shuttle service to all activities, and all means.

Take advantage of the special room rate and arrive a day early, or stay over an extra day, for further independent exploration of Washington's rich history.

All-Inclusive Price

What Other Lifelong Learners Are Saying

Your registration Includes:

Six Seminar Lectures

Group Excursion

3-Night Stay at Hotel

Daily Catered Meals

Two Hors D'Oeuvres RecEptions

Shuttle Service

$1099 per person

"The talks were so enjoyable; it felt like they were telling stories rather than lecturing!"

"The classes were interesting, the teachers just marvelous! We all had a great time, and you made it fun!"

"I am now fully convinced the principles of America do transcend time."

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Washington, D.C.  |  October 21-24, 2020

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