Upcoming Events

"Should Hamilton Get a Bad Rap? Republic, Empire, and the Constitution"

February 22
Northwood University student seminar
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

Hillsdale College Honors Program Seminar

April 16 – 19 – POSTPONED
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

Online Reading Group of Kirk's Concise Guide to Conservatism

April 20, 8 – 9 p.m., recurring on Mondays for eight weeks
Dr. Jason Jewell to introduce and lead the discussion
Registration via email 

"The Scottish Enlightenment"

April 23 – 26 – CANCELLED
ISI graduate student seminar
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"Civility and Judicial Ethics"

May 15, 3:30 p.m. – POSTPONED
Sponsored by The Blackstone & Burke Center for Law & Liberty
Participants include judges and attorneys of the Society for Law and Culture
Grand Rapids, MI

"Conservatism at the Crossroads"

June 20, 12 – 5:00 p.m. – POSTPONED
Dr. George Nash to speak
Open to the public; registration required.
A registration link will be available on this page once a new date for this seminar has been confirmed.
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

Past Events

“From Statesmanship to Poetry” Seminar

November 22 – 24
Hope College and Northwood University Students
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"Literature and the American College" Seminar

November 14 – 16
Hillsdale College Honors Students 
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

University Bookman Reviewers Gathering

November 7, 6 – 9 p.m.
Reviewers gather with editor Gerald Russello
New York, New York

Release Date for Kirk's "Old House of Fear"

October 29
A new edition of Russell Kirk’s first novel, Old House of Fear, is forthcoming from Criterion Books,
with an introduction on Kirk’s fiction by James Panero, executive editor of The New Criterion.
New York, New York

Society for Law and Culture Gathering

October 21
Attorneys, judges, and law professors
Grand Rapids, MI

"Dystopian Literature and the Moral Imagination"

October 5 – 8
Students from the McConnell Center, The University of Louisville
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

Morton Township Friends of the Library Tour

September 19
Tour of the Kirk Library and Luncheon
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"Burke and Kirk in Modern Japan"

September 7, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Hiro Aida, professor, journalist, and translator of The Conservative Mind into Japanese, will compare conservatism in Japan with Anglo-American conservatism. Luncheon and discussion will follow his lecture. 
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

Michigan Historic Marker Dedication

August 17
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"The Politics of Prudence" Seminar

June 24
Michigan interns
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"The Conservative Mind" Seminar

June 13 – 16 
Faulkner University graduate students
The Kirk Center, Mecosta, MI

"Tale of Five Cities: Tracing the Roots of American Order" Conference

June 2 – 7
College students
Co-sponsored with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and The Blackstone and Burke Center for Law and Liberty
Faulkner University, Alabama

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