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Adapting Conservatism for the Current Generation

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Russell Kirk’s landmark book, The Conservative Mind, the Russell Kirk Center is hosting a special evening event with a panel of emerging conservative thinkers. Find more information about the event here.

The 2023 Erasmus Lecture

The thirty-sixth annual Erasmus Lecture will be given by Carl R. Trueman at The Union League Club of New York on Monday, October 30.

2023 Austin Lecture with Kyle Harper

Join us on Monday, September 11 in Austin for Kyle Harper's lecture on “Christianity and the Idea of Human Dignity!”

An Evening with The Hillbilly Thomists

Join us for an exclusive evening concert with The Hillbilly Thomists on Saturday, August 11 at the Union League Club of New York. Click through to claim your ticket!

A Conversation with Harrison Butker and R. R. Reno

Join us on Monday, July 10 in Kansas City for a conversation with First Things editor R. R. Reno and Kansas City Chiefs placekicker Harrison Butker on magnanimity in a polarized world.

Cardinal Richelieu's Forgotten Heiress

On Sunday, March 12, First Things contributor Bronwen McShea and editor R. R. Reno will be discussing McShea's new historical biography, La Duchesse: The Life of Marie de Vignerot—Cardinal Richelieu's Forgotten Heiress Who Shaped the Fate of France (Pegasus Books). 

Antihumanism and the Post-Political Condition

Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. to hear Matthew B. Crawford give the sixth annual First Things Lecture in Washington, D.C. at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium (214 Massachusetts Avenue NE).