Featured Hillsdale Lecturers

The Fireside Lecture Series features expert Hillsdale College professors speaking on some of their favorite topics, to which they’ve each dedicated years of study. The series provides exclusive opportunities for educational sessions, group discussions, and one-on-one conversations with faculty members in an intimate, relaxed setting.

At Bethlehem and Beyond

The History of the Holy Family: At Bethlehem and Beyond

DECEMBER 9-11, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

Dr. Ken Calvert, Professor of History  at Hillsdale College

Journalism in America

The Rise and Fall of Journalism in America

JANUARY 27-29, 2023

John Miller, director of the Herbert H. Dow II Program in American Journalism at Hillsdale College.

Russell Kirk and T.S. Eliot: Great Minds

Russell Kirk and T.S. Eliot: Great Minds

FEBRUARY 10-12, 2023

Dr. Brad Birzer, Professor of History  at Hillsdale College

Preparing for Easter

Preparing for Easter: Thinking through the Atonement with Jonathan Edwards

MARCH 24-26, 2023

Prof. Don Westblade, Assistant Professor of Religion at Hillsdale College

Fables, Folk Tales, and Fairy Tales

Fables, Folk Tales, and Fairy Tales: The Power of Stories

April 14-16, 2023

Dan Coupland, Assistant Professor of Politics

World War I and World War II

A look at World War I and World War II

MAY 19-21, 2023

Tom Conner, Assistant Professor of Politics


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Luther, MI 49656 

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Hillsdale College

Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is an independent institution of higher learning in Hillsdale, Michigan, dedicated to teaching the liberal arts. The College is convinced that these arts are the best preparation for meeting the challenges of modern life and that they offer to all people of all backgrounds not only an important body of knowledge, but also timeless truths about the human condition.