News and Site Highlights Archives

(Also see our newsletter, Permanent Things.)

Winter Bookman

The new Winter 2008 edition of the University Bookman is now available online. It is a special edition featuring an assessment of the work and legacy of Russell Kirk on the fifteenth anniversary of his death. Subscribe here.

Mar 2009

New Interview

The Bookman has posted a new exclusive interview with M. Edward Whelan, III president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, on judicial activism and other topics.

Feb 2009

Is conservatism dead?

The Bookman responds to a recent essay by Sam Tanenhaus in The New Republic with a symposium from such distinguished writers as Joseph P. Duggan, Austin Bramwell, Daniel McCarthy, Lee Edwards, James Poulos, and Roger Kimball.

Feb 2009

Nash on Conservatism’s Future

Senior Fellow and historian George Nash provides his insights on the future of conservatism in this article from the Intercollegiate Review.

Feb 2009

New Interview on Technology

The Bookman has posted a new exclusive interview with Christine Rosen, whose work focuses on our unquestioned assumptions about technology and its effects on our humanity.

Jan 2009

Permanent Things Newsletter

We are pleased to announce a new number of Permanent Things, the newsletter of the Russell Kirk Center, now edited by Ben Lockerd and featuring a report on the recent T. S. Eliot conference and a summary of the year for the Center. You may download it at this link (PDF, 270K).

Dec 2008

Carney Interview

The Bookman features a new web-only interview with writer and political reporter Timothy P. Carney, author of The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money.

Dec 2008

American Regionalism in the Fall Bookman

We are very pleased to present the new Fall 2008 issue of The University Bookman, a Special Issue on Regional America edited by Bill Kauffman. Full contents are now available online, including items on Brooklyn, Indiana, Kansas, Vermont, Washington, and more.

Nov 2008

Two Histories

Bookman editor Gerald Russello takes a look at two recent books on conservatism.

Nov 2008

A Post-Election Reading List

Are you a conservative exile? Here are some thoughtful suggestions by a Bookman supporter on readings to live by.

Nov 2008

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Kirk was convinced that in our age, the unimagined life is not worth living for a human being. He labored to reform our sensibilities, so that we could see ourselves both for what we are and for what we have become. He labored to make available an intellectual tradition of dissent from the modern age. He labored to release our hearts from the bondage of ideology.

Mark Henrie

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