The AHI will hold hold its first annual summer seminar, “Machiavelli and Shakespeare: Alternative Visions of Modern Politics, ” July 6-7, at the AHI’s headquarters, 21 West Park Row in Clinton, New York. The conference is being held in partnership with Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana.

Mary and David Nichols, AHI Senior Fellows and professors in the Department of Political Science at Baylor. have organized the seminar and will serve as discussion leaders. The seminar will also feature as discussion leaders AHI academic adviser Michael Zuckert, Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor, and Chairman, Department of Political Science, Notre Dame University and Catherine Heldt Zuckert, also Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.

The conference will include the participation of more than a dozen graduate students from Baylor University and Notre Dame University. A select group of Hamilton College undergraduates will also be participating. Reserved seating is available to interested members of the public.

A schedule and reading list for the five conference sessions and a list of participants may be obtained here.   For more information contact Professor Robert Paquette at