Kirk, Conservatism, and the Next Century



Regestration: Kirk, Conservatism, and the Next Century

Panelists Include:

John O’Sullivan, National Review Institute
Gerald Rusello, The University Bookman
Daniel McCarthy, Modern Age 

Tuesday, November 13
Union League Club 
38 East 37th Street
New York, NY

5:30 PM Registration | 6:00 – 7:15 PM Program and Q&A | 7:15 PM Cocktail Reception  

About the Event

National Review Institute and The Russell Kirk Center will be hosting a panel discussion as part of the broader “Kirk at 100” celebration. Russell Kirk was born on October 19, 1918 in Plymouth, Michigan. He was a syndicated columnist at National Review and is renowned as the father of modern American conservatism. He was a historian of ideas, biographer, literary scholar, editor of serious periodicals, columnist, social critic, and frequent speaker on college campuses. 

About the Panelists

John O’Sullivan: John O’SUllivan is editor-at-large of National Review and a senior fellow at NRI. O’Sullivan is the president of the Danube Institute and a director of 21st Century Initiatives. He was appointed a special adviser to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and aided in writing her memoirs.O’Sullivan has served as editor, associate editor, or editor-in-chief of the New York PostLondon TimesNational PostThe National InterestPolicy ReviewUnited Press International, and Radio Free Europe.

Gerald Russello: The Editor of The University Bookman and author of The Postmodern Imagination of Russell Kirk, Gerald has also served as a managing director in the legal department of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., where he managed significant litigations and regulatory matters and was a member of the firm’s Suspicious Activity Report Committee. 

Gerald speaks and writes regularly on securities enforcement trends, hot topics, and other issues, and has served as an adjunct professor of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, teaching a seminar on securities litigation and enforcement.

Daniel McCarthy: Daniel McCarthy the current editor of Modern Age, as well as director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at the Fund for American Studies. From 2010 through 2016 he served as editor of The American Conservative. His writing has appeared in the New York TimesUSA TodayThe Spectator, the National Interest, ReasonModern Age, and other publications. Dan has been interviewed on NPR, the BBC, Fox Business, and many other outlets. 

Outside of journalism he has worked as internet communications coordinator for the Ron Paul 2008 presidential campaign and as senior editor of ISI Books. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied classics and edited a student newspaper sponsored by ISI’s Collegiate Network.