Classmates and Friends,
plan to join us at the Class of 1961 mini-reunion to be held in New Haven on
April 26-28, 2018. We are planning a timely and incredibly stimulating
weekend, focusing on the issues confronting the United States today. The
theme for the weekend is "Americas
Grand Strategy: Meeting the Challenges Facing Domestic and Foreign Policy.
thoroughly discuss the topic, we have gathered outstanding members of the
Yale faculty. They include:
Nuno Monteiro (The Transformation of World Politics and Grand Strategy)
John Gaddis (On Grand Strategy)
Akhil Amar (Trump and the Law)
Paul Sabin (Climate and Energy Strategies in the Trump Era)
Beverly Gage (Strategies of Political Reform and Social Change)
Paul Solman (Wealth and Income Disparity)
Paul Kennedy (The Rise and Fall of Great Powers Revisited)
we anticipate that many attendees will arrive Thursday evening, an optional
dinner will be offered at Barcelona, a premier Spanish restaurant located
adjacent to the Omni Hotel.
formal program will commence with registration from 9-9:30 Friday morning at
our weekend classroom at Linsly-Chittenden Hall. We will have two short
presentations from our Endowment Award winners and a lecture by Professor
lunch, the lectures will continue. The final series of lectures will be given
Saturday morning and will be followed by tours of one of the new colleges and
one of the other spectacular new buildings on the campus. At dinner Saturday
evening, Professor Kennedy will discuss "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers
Revisited. The total cost for the weekend, excluding the Thursday optional
dinner, will be $425
per person, including all lectures and lunch and dinner on
Friday and Saturday.
have reserved a block of rooms at the Omni
Hotel for the weekend. Reservations will be honored on a
first-come, first-served basis at a price of $209 per night. To make a
reservation, call 1-800-THEOMNI
(843-6664) and identify yourself as part of the Yale Class of 1961 group. The
number of reserved rooms is limited and the cut-off date for hotel
March 19, 2018, at which time all unreserved rooms will be
released to the public.
click here to register online. We urge you to register early as
our dining room capacity is limited. The
deadline for registration for the weekend program is April 12th.
usual, there will be plenty of time to reune and socialize. We look forward
to greeting you.
Teti Ed Cantor