News and Site Highlights Archives

(Also see our newsletter, Permanent Things.)

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

New Feature!

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.

Oct 2008

A matter of the heart

University Bookman associate editor David Bongaura reviews two recent books on the thought of Benedict XVI here.

Oct 2008

Ex Tenebris Audio

Russell Kirk’s ghostly tale “Ex Tenebris” has been released as an audio book on CD by The Trinity Forum. The production features an introduction by Senior Fellow Vigen Guroian on “The Importance of Place” and is narrated by David Schock. You can order copies here.

Oct 2008

Feulner on Kirk and Conservative Thought

Heritage Foundation President Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. made a presentation in July on “The Roots of Modern Conservative Thought from Burke to Kirk.” It’s a useful summary and assessment that is worth your attention.

Oct 2008

Page 9 of 12. « First  <  7 8 9 10 11 >  Last »

The twentieth-century conservative is concerned, first of all, with the regeneration of the spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at the highest.

Russell Kirk

Search: