NAS leaders frequently speak on campuses, at conferences, and before government agencies. They also appear on TV and radio. Our state and regional affiliates hold their own events, which include guest lectures and membership banquets. Sign up for NAS’s newsletter to learn about upcoming events.


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October 5, 2016

"Academic Freedom in the Age of Political Correctness"

Jay Schalin, Peter Wood, and KC Johnson, with moderator Mark Bauerlein 

First Things Editorial Offices

New York, NY

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September 30, 2016

Peter Wood

The New Criterion

Winchester, England

September 30, 2016

"The Purposes of Academic Freedom"

Ashley Thorne

The Philadelphia Society 

Philadelphia, PA

June 14, 2016

Peter Wood

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Simi Valley, California

May 21, 2016

Commencement Address

Peter Wood

Veritas Preparatory Academy

Phoenix, AZ

April 12, 2016

"Debate: Opposing Views on Affirmative Action"

Peter Wood and Randall Kennedy

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Amherst, MA

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April 7, 2016

"Safe Spaces or Free Speech?"

Peter Wood and Charles Kesler

The Claremont Institute 

Claremont, CA

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April 6, 2016

"Drilling Through the Core"

Peter Wood

The Heartland Institute

Chicago, IL

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March 1, 2016

"The Crisis in Civic Education"

Ashley Thorne

Conservative Political Action Conference

Oxon Hill, MD

February 26, 2016

"Who Rules the Universities?"

Charles Kesler and Peter Wood

Heritage Foundation

Washington D.C.

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February 9, 2016

"Beach Books Report Launch: What Do Colleges and Universities Want Students to Read Outside of the Classroom?"

Peter Wood, Ashley Thorne, and David Randall, with keynote speaker Mark Bauerlein

First Things Editorial Office

New York, NY

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