Registration is required for this event.

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for our Eighth Annual Conference on Russell Kirk and the Conservative Mind Today coming up on Friday, November 2nd. The conference will feature a keynote address by George F. Will and panel discussions with R. R. RenoCharles C. W. CookeBradley BirzerGleaves WhitneyGeorge H. NashLee EdwardsGerald RusselloKathryn Jean LopezKeith Whittington, Michael Roth, Norma Thompson, Michael Aeschliman, and Megan McArdle


Please reserve your place at this link


Until October 3rd, a block of hotel rooms is available at the Omni New Haven Hotel. Click here or call 203-772-6664 to reserve a room. 



1:30 - 2:00 -- Opening Address 

Bradley Birzer


2:05 - 3:05 -- Russell Kirk at 100: His Life, Ideas, and Legacy 

George H. Nash, Gleaves Whitney, Gerald Russello

Moderated by Lee Edwards  


3:25 - 4:25 -- Conservatism and Libertarianism: A Union of Ice and Fire? 

Charles C. W. Cooke, Megan McArdle, R. R. Reno

Moderated by Kathryn Jean Lopez 


4:45 - 5:45 -- Liberal Education and the Ideal University

Keith Whittington, Michael Aeschliman, Michael Roth

Moderated by Norma Thompson


6:30 -- Reception


7:30 -- Dinner with Keynote Address by George F. Will

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