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Strengthening America’s Tradition of Order, Justice & Freedom

The Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal aims to recover, conserve, and enliven those enduring norms and principles that Russell Kirk (1918–1994) called the Permanent Things. Explore the Center’s programs, publications, and fellowships and join with us to continue Kirk’s work to renew our culture and redeem our time.

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About the Bookman

For six decades, the University Bookman, founded by Russell Kirk, has identified and discussed those books that diagnose the modern age and support the renewal of culture and the common good. Currently published online, the Bookman continues its mission of examining our times in light of the Permanent Things that make us human.

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At the Kirk Center

Highlights & News

Editor of The University Bookman Gerald Russello is interviewed on the Legal Spirits Podcast about how he became familiar with The University Bookman.

College students explore “Shakespeare’s Plutarch”

Classic Kirk featured essay: The Moral Imagination

Events

July, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.: “Adam Smith on Liberty, Community, and Prosperity”
Registration full.

July 19 – 22: Pillars conference for high school teachers
Contact info@kirkcenter.org for details; the application deadline is June 15.

On Campus

Explore Kirk On Campus

Russell Kirk understood his work was to convey to America’s rising generations an understanding of the process by which a healthy culture is transmitted from age to age.

We’re continuing this important work through Kirk on Campus as we host conversations about the permanent things on campuses across Michigan. We hope you’ll join us at an event, and help us prepare tomorrow’s leaders with an appreciation of the richness of the conservative intellectual tradition.

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