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Liberty Forum on The Conservative Mind 4 Jul 2013 | 10:51 pm

We are delighted to see that Liberty Fund’s Liberty Forum has hosted a symposium to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Russell Kirk’s The Conservative Mind. It features an essay by Gerald J. Russello...

Wishing him well . . . 4 May 2013 | 09:24 pm

The Russell Kirk Center extends its good wishes to Edwin Feulner on his retirement as president of The Heritage Foundation. We have deeply appreciated his long-time support of Russell Kirk’s thought a...

Conservative Mind at 60 5 Mar 2013 | 09:40 am

This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of Russell Kirk’s influential book, The Conservative Mind. Kirk Center Vice-Chairman Jeffrey O. Nelson has written an op-ed for the Detroit ...

Welcome New Readers 30 Jan 2013 | 09:25 pm

We’re delighted to have many new readers on the site this week. Welcome! Please browse around the site and follow us on Twitter @ubookman or sign up for our mailing list, above.

Annette Kirk Remembers Valerie Eliot 25 Nov 2012 | 09:47 am

Kirk Center President Annette Kirk has written a brief remembrance of Valerie Eliot, their meetings, and the literary friendship of their late husbands.

Fall Newsletter 16 Nov 2012 | 09:03 am

We are pleased to release the Fall 2012 Permanent Things, the latest number of the Russell Kirk Center newsletter, featuring updates on recent events and seminars at the Center. 

Valerie Eliot (1926–2012) 16 Nov 2012 | 08:46 am

We honor the life and memory of Valerie Eliot, who died earlier this month. Kirk Center Secretary Dr. Ben Lockerd has written a brief memorial for a charming lady who carefully guarded her husband’s l...

Kirk’s Ghostly Tales 28 Oct 2012 | 05:45 am

Jeffrey D. Pearce recently guest edited two “lib guides”—thematic lists of reading resources—for the library of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. In “Ghostly Sightings…And Other Scary ...

A summary of the Conservative Mind 5 Oct 2012 | 06:39 am

Aaron McLeod, a former Wilbur Fellow, has written an excellent Summary of Russell Kirk’s The Conservative Mind, the first number in the Alabama Policy Institute’s “Essential Readings for the Modern Co...

Kirk’s most popular book 28 Aug 2012 | 07:44 am

What was Russell Kirk’s most popular book during his lifetime? Perhaps surprisingly, it is the novel, Old House of Fear, which the New York Times called “a grandly satisfactory tale of vivid adventure...

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