News and Site Highlights Archives
(Also see our newsletter, Permanent Things.)
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Bookman editor Gerald Russello takes a look at two recent books on conservatism.
A Post-Election Reading List
Are you a conservative exile? Here are some thoughtful suggestions by a Bookman supporter on readings to live by.
To commemorate the 90th birthday of Russell Kirk, we wish to announce that visitors to the Center’s web page may now easily visit the valuable assessments of Kirk’s accomplishment published in a special issue of The Intercollegiate Review shortly after his death. Included are essays on Kirk’s many and varied fields of interest: fiction, economics, education, justice, and more, Please click here to visit Russell Kirk: Man of Letters—A Tribute Issue. Visitors to the Intercollegiate Studies Institute web site can enter the name “Russell Kirk” in the resident search engine to gain access to the texts and podcasts of several key articles and lectures about Kirk.
A matter of the heart
University Bookman associate editor David Bongaura reviews two recent books on the thought of Benedict XVI here.