The Permanent Things
October 4-5, 2013
Atlanta, GA

Overview

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Russell Kirk’s The Conservative Mind

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Why Atlanta for the Permanent Things? – Bill Campbell, Secretary


Program

Friday
7:00-9:00 Dinner
Chairman, Edwin J. Feulner, The Heritage Foundation
Welcoming Remarks by Ed Feulner and Invocation by Annette Kirk
Edwin J. Feulner’s Introduction of Annette Kirk
Annette Y. Kirk on Russell Kirk
Edwin J. Feulner’s Introduction of Bradley Birzer
Keynote Speaker, Bradley Birzer, Hillsdale College
Saturday
8:30-10:00 History and the Permanent Things: Part I, Israel to the Roman Empire
Chairman, Jeffrey Nelson, Intercollegiate Studies Institute
David Lyle Jeffrey, Baylor University, Text 
E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado at Boulder
10:15-11:45 History and the Permanent Things: Part II, Renaissance, Reformation and the Enlightenment
Chairman, Ingrid A. Gregg, Earhart Foundation
Renaissance and Reformation, R.V. Young, Editor, Modern Age, Text
The Enlightenment, Alan Charles Kors, University of Pennsylvani
12:00-1:30 America and the Permanent Things
Chairman, Gerald Russello, Author of The Postmodern Imagination of Russell Kirk, Russello Paper
Ralph Hancock, Brigham Young University, Hancock Paper
1:45-3:15 How Can We Transmit the Permanent Things?
Larry P. Arnn, Hillsdale College
Elizabeth Corey, Baylor University
Bradley C. S. Watson, Saint Vincent College
Michael Jordan, Hillsdale College, Jordan Paper
3:30-5:30 Human Nature and the Permanent Things
Chairman, Bill Campbell, The Philadelphia Society,Intro Human Nature Panel
Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University
Peter Lawler, Berry University
Brendan Foht, The New Atlantis,Foht Paper
Sarah Beth Vosburg, Louisiana State University,Vosburg Paper