The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), along with the Daniel Webster Project and Ernest Martin Hopkins Institute, will co-sponsor the conference “Forever Young: Are we Delaying Maturation on College Campuses,” Saturday, April 8 from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. at B03 Moore Hall at Dartmouth College. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Research Professor of Psychology, Clark University will keynote the event. The conference is being organized by James Bernard, Professor of Government and Faculty Director for the Daniel Webster Project at Dartmouth.

Dr. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is the originator of the theory of emerging adulthood (human development from age 18-29) and has written many articles and books on this topic. Dr. Arnett earned a B.S. in psychology from Michigan State University in 1980, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Virginia in 1985 and 1986.

The conference is open to the public and topics, speakers and schedule are listed below. For further information about the conference please contact

Conference Schedule 
Saturday, April 8 
9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. 
B03 Moore Hall, Dartmouth College

9:00 a.m.: Keynote: “Will the Millennials Ever Grow Up?” Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Research Professor of Psychology, Clark University
11:00 a.m.: “Juvenilization and Self-esteem at Schools,” Jean M. Twenge, Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University and Author “Generation Me,”Atria Books, 2014
2:00 p.m.:  “Speech Codes on Campus,” Kenan Malik, Writer, Lecturer, Broadcaster and Author of “The Quest for a Moral Compass, Atlantic Books, 2014