HILLSDALE, Mich., Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College is proud to open its 2017-18 Center for Constructive Alternatives (CCA) seminar series with lectures on Soviet Communism from October 1 through October 4. In recognition of the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the first of this year's four CCA events will explore the people, history and beliefs behind the Russian Revolution and the Soviet regime that followed.
The first in the CCA series will feature various scholars discussing Soviet Communism from diverse perspectives. Among the featured guest lecturers is author and historian Arthur Herman. Currently a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Herman earned his doctorate in history and classics from Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several nonfiction books, including New York Times bestseller How the Scots Invented the Modern World, Pulitzer Prize finalist Gandhi and Churchill, and Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, which was selected for The Economist's Best Books of 2012. Herman's lecture on October 1 is titled, "Lenin and the Russian Revolution."
Hillsdale's Center for Constructive Alternatives seminars gather students and visitors four times each year to hear from experts on a wide range of topics in one of the country's largest college lecture series. Instituted in 1972, CCA lectures have featured more than 1,300 speakers, including Ronald Reagan, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, Steve Forbes, Madeleine L'Engle and Stephen Ambrose, among many others. For more information, visit the Center for Constructive Alternatives website here.
About Hillsdale College
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 3.7 million. More information is available at hillsdale.edu.
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