The Russell Kirk Center
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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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From the University Bookman
David Coates reviews the collection Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism.
Alberto M. Fernandez introduces readers to Ramiro de Maeztu’s In Defense of Hispanism.
Eric Hutchinson reads Gibbon along with … Iggy Pop?
Luke C. Sheahan welcomes Garrison and Holston’s new essay collection, The Historical Mind.
Owen Edwards reviews Julian Jackson’s new biography of Charles de Gaulle.
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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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.