Lectures, Lodging, Meals, & Activities

August 6-9 / 10-13, 2021

Luther, MI

Historical Issues & Controversies

Held at the College’s Rockwell Lake Lodge in Luther, Michigan, this seminar will consider historical issues and controversies since the turn of the 20th century, including constitutionalism vs. statism, affirmative action, education, and terrorism.

Learn from Hillsdale College faculty in a classroom environment.

Enjoy recreational activities in and around Rockwell Lake.

Enjoy first-class accommodations and meals.

Enjoy lively conversations with distinguished scholars in American history and politics in a friendly classroom environment.

The Rockwell Lake Lodge has kayaks, canoes, and pedal boats for your use to enjoy the lake. Discover the beauty and wildlife of the Michigan hill country in the trails around the lake.

Stay in custom-furnished suites, each with a lakeside view, and enjoy catered meals daily throughout the seminar.

Rockwell Lake Lodge in Luther, MI

Escape to northern Michigan for a learning retreat! Study with our distinguished faculty in the comfort of our Rockwell Lake Lodge. Go boating on beautiful Rockwell Lake or hike the Lodge’s tranquil grounds. Then spend a relaxing evening by the fire pit.

The 16,000-square-foot retreat and conference facility is part of Hillsdale College’s G. H. Gordon Biological Station. The lodge consists of ten private, custom-furnished guest suites housing up to 20 occupants, dining and conference rooms, and a large deck area.

The price for this seminar includes multiple daily lectures with Hillsdale College faculty, evening Q&A sessions, local entertainment, cocktail parties, high-end accommodations, and all meals.

Take advantage of the special room rate and arrive a day early, or stay over an extra day, for further independent exploration of Rockwell Lake Lodge’s tranquil grounds.

All-Inclusive Price

What Other Lifelong Learners Are Saying

Your registration Includes:

Daily Lectures





$850 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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Luther, MI
August 6-9, 2021 or August 10-13, 2021

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Historical Issues & Controversies

Hillsdale Hostels Experience in Luther, MI
Two Dates: August 6-9, 2021 or August 10-13, 2021

Hillsdale Hostels 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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