Hamilton College in Clinton, NY is hosting a conference on April 5-7, 2001 that will bring together a broad range of scholars who will examine and analyze the significance of Alexander Hamilton to American political, economic, and intellectual life. Richard Brookhiser will deliver the keynote address on Thursday evening, April 5, and panels on April 6 and 7 will focus on "Hamilton and the Dilemmas of Slavery in the Early Republic," "Hamilton and Domestic Policy," "Hamilton and His Contemporaries," and "Hamilton's Legacy." An informal panel discussion on "Teaching Hamilton Today" will take place during lunch on Saturday, April 7. Participants include Lance Banning, John Patrick Diggins, Eugene Genovese, Graham Hodges, Daniel Littlefield, Peter McNamara, Paul Rahe, James Read, Robert Scigliano, Barry Shain, and Colleen Sheehan. The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Meals are available for a fee, and seating at them is limited, although the College provides other dining options. See the website for registration details, lodging information, and a full schedule.
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