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The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture

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2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
214-871-2440 dallasinstitute.org

September 2019

THE SHORT STORIES OF JULIO CORTÁZAR

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Rene Prieto A man becomes obsessed with a tropical species in an aquarium until the obsession takes him somewhere unexpected. . . A girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams. . .…

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THE BORDER: EPICENTER OF OUR HOMELANDS

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Featuring Alfredo Corchado with Tom Huang Presented by The Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Institute In Spring, we presented a program on “Boundaries and Borders” from the perspectives of Language, Art, and the City. This Fall we return to…

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October 2019

THE SHORT STORIES OF JULIO CORTÁZAR

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Rene Prieto A man becomes obsessed with a tropical species in an aquarium until the obsession takes him somewhere unexpected. . . A girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams. . .…

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PLATO TO MACHIAVELLI: THE GREAT PIVOT

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, written in 1513, has been called “the most famous book on politics ever written.” According to this view, its nearest rival is Plato’s Republic, a dialogue presenting…

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CLASSICS AT COUR REGARD – INVISIBLE MAN

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Reception, 6:30pm Venue: Cour Regard, The Dallas Institute This Fall, Classics at Cour Regard will enter its fourth year of offering original and highly popular events at the Institute. Conducted in our historic Stroud House and the intimate space we…

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CLOSED GROUP – The Cowan Vision of Liberal Learning for All

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

October 8 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on December 10, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

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THE HISTORIANS

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Donna McBride The Historians reading group meets monthly to discuss books from all areas of history.  Do you want to learn more about political history?  Social history?  Military history?  This is your chance to read and discuss history…

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TIBETAN PILGRIMAGE

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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An Evening with Ann Tashi Slater Widely published writer Ann Tashi Slater comes to the Institute from Tokyo, where she is Professor of American Literature at Japan Women’s University. She will read from her work and discuss the history of…

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PLATO TO MACHIAVELLI: THE GREAT PIVOT

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, written in 1513, has been called “the most famous book on politics ever written.” According to this view, its nearest rival is Plato’s Republic, a dialogue presenting…

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FRIDAY NIGHT SALON

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Moderated by Dr. J. Larry Allums In his influential work Ars Poetica, or The Art of Poetry (19 BCE), the Roman poet Horace advised his fellow poets to blend sweetness and usefulness (dulce et utile), in order both…

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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

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A BOOK GROUP FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums and Guest Facilitators After the Baby Boomers came the Gen Xers, Xennials, and Millennials. Conventional wisdom has it that these groups don’t read, or don’t read very much, or read a lot--even…

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PLATO TO MACHIAVELLI: THE GREAT PIVOT

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, written in 1513, has been called “the most famous book on politics ever written.” According to this view, its nearest rival is Plato’s Republic, a dialogue presenting…

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AWAKENING OF THE ELDERS

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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A Weekend Class with Dr. Robert Sardello Venue, The Dallas Institute One of the great joys of this time concerns the gradual awakening of the crucial need for cultural guidance traditionally provided by the Wisdom of elders. While this awakening occurs…

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AWAKENING OF THE ELDERS

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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A Weekend Class with Dr. Robert Sardello Venue, The Dallas Institute One of the great joys of this time concerns the gradual awakening of the crucial need for cultural guidance traditionally provided by the Wisdom of elders. While this awakening occurs…

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AWAKENING OF THE ELDERS

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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A Weekend Class with Dr. Robert Sardello Venue, The Dallas Institute One of the great joys of this time concerns the gradual awakening of the crucial need for cultural guidance traditionally provided by the Wisdom of elders. While this awakening occurs…

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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute, Back Classroom Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This venerable Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill keeps…

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PLATO TO MACHIAVELLI: THE GREAT PIVOT

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, written in 1513, has been called “the most famous book on politics ever written.” According to this view, its nearest rival is Plato’s Republic, a dialogue presenting…

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EDUCATION FORUM

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Featuring Dr. Diana Senechal, Gyula Jenei, and Marianna Fekete Presented by the Dallas Institute’s Louise and Donald Cowan Center for Education™ Each year, the Cowan Center™ invites primary and secondary educators and also the general public to consider and…

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EDUCATION FORUM

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Featuring Dr. Diana Senechal, Gyula Jenei, and Marianna Fekete Presented by the Dallas Institute’s Louise and Donald Cowan Center for Education™ Each year, the Cowan Center™ invites primary and secondary educators and also the general public to consider and…

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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Donna McBride Win at all costs. The end justifies the means. Scandal. Blackmail. A demagogue for a leader. Good men seduced down the path of corruption. This is the political world explored in Warren's…

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November 2019

CLOSED GROUP – The Cowan Vision of Liberal Learning for All

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Donna McBride Win at all costs. The end justifies the means. Scandal. Blackmail. A demagogue for a leader. Good men seduced down the path of corruption. This is the political world explored in Warren's…

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HIETT PRIZE LUNCHEON, VIP RECEPTION, PUBLIC FORUM

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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15th Annual Award Luncheon 12:00 – 1:30pm, Reception 11:30am The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas Cost: Tickets start at $175 and tables at $2,500 Dine with friends and associates over lunch as the Hiett Prize is awarded…

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HIETT PRIZE LUNCHEON, VIP RECEPTION, PUBLIC FORUM

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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15th Annual Award Luncheon 12:00 – 1:30pm, Reception 11:30am The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas Cost: Tickets start at $175 and tables at $2,500 Dine with friends and associates over lunch as the Hiett Prize is awarded…

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HIETT PRIZE LUNCHEON, VIP RECEPTION, PUBLIC FORUM

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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15th Annual Award Luncheon 12:00 – 1:30pm, Reception 11:30am The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas Cost: Tickets start at $175 and tables at $2,500 Dine with friends and associates over lunch as the Hiett Prize is awarded…

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BEN FRANKLIN CIRCLE

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Conducted by Members of the Circle The Institute’s Ben Franklin Circle launched in September 2016 and has examined two of Franklin’s thirteen virtues every semester, for a total of twelve by the end of Spring 2019 semester.…

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FAITHS IN CONVERSATION

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Present by Interfaith Council of Thanks-Giving Foundation, Perkins School of Theology, The Dallas Institute A great number of spiritual and religious faiths are practiced in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, yet all too often, we know little about those outside our…

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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

November 12 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on December 10, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

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THE HISTORIANS

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Donna McBride The Historians reading group meets monthly to discuss books from all areas of history.  Do you want to learn more about political history?  Social history?  Military history?  This is your chance to read and discuss history…

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FOCUS ON US, SPEAKING FEARLESSLY

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Donna McBride Win at all costs. The end justifies the means. Scandal. Blackmail. A demagogue for a leader. Good men seduced down the path of corruption. This is the political world explored in Warren's…

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GOETHE’S FAUST: A DRAMATIC READING OF A NEW TRANSLATION

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, Cour Regard at the Dallas Institute Featuring Zsuzsanna Ozsváth and Frederick Turner A Dramatic Reading and Discussion in Cour Regard Goethe’s Faust is at the heart of the great change that created the modern world. Goethe’s vision of the unity of…

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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute, Back Classroom Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This venerable Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill keeps…

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A BOOK GROUP FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums and Guest Facilitators After the Baby Boomers came the Gen Xers, Xennials, and Millennials. Conventional wisdom has it that these groups don’t read, or don’t read very much, or read a lot--even…

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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

Find out more »

POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Donna McBride Win at all costs. The end justifies the means. Scandal. Blackmail. A demagogue for a leader. Good men seduced down the path of corruption. This is the political world explored in Warren's…

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December 2019

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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THE HISTORIANS

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Donna McBride The Historians reading group meets monthly to discuss books from all areas of history.  Do you want to learn more about political history?  Social history?  Military history?  This is your chance to read and discuss history…

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V. S. NAIPAUL’S, A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Jaina Sanga Nobel Laureate Sir V.S. Naipaul’s classic novel, published in 1961, is the story of an ordinary man’s long, lonely journey to acquire a house. Mr. Biswas, so named from the moment of his…

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CLASSICS AT COUR REGARD – WUTHERING HEIGHTS

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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December 6, 7:00 - 9:30pm Reception, 6:30pm Venue, Cour Regard, The Dallas Institute This Fall, Classics at Cour Regard will enter its fourth year of offering original and highly popular events at the Institute. Conducted in our historic Stroud House and…

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CLOSED GROUP – The Cowan Vision of Liberal Learning for All

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

December 10 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on December 10, 2019 at 7:15 am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

Find out more »

V. S. NAIPAUL’S, A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Jaina Sanga Nobel Laureate Sir V.S. Naipaul’s classic novel, published in 1961, is the story of an ordinary man’s long, lonely journey to acquire a house. Mr. Biswas, so named from the moment of his…

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FRIDAY NIGHT SALON

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Moderated by Dr. J. Larry Allums In his influential work Ars Poetica, or The Art of Poetry (19 BCE), the Roman poet Horace advised his fellow poets to blend sweetness and usefulness (dulce et utile), in order both…

Find out more »

SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

December 16 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute, Back Classroom Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This venerable Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill keeps…

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A BOOK GROUP FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums and Guest Facilitators After the Baby Boomers came the Gen Xers, Xennials, and Millennials. Conventional wisdom has it that these groups don’t read, or don’t read very much, or read a lot--even…

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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums Novelist Ben Dolnick recently wrote in The New York Times that “the mind — for all its endless rationalizations and solemn prohibitions — is a ceaseless pleasure hound. Once I’m actually enjoying a book, it…

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V. S. NAIPAUL’S, A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Venue, The Dallas Institute Presented by Dr. Jaina Sanga Nobel Laureate Sir V.S. Naipaul’s classic novel, published in 1961, is the story of an ordinary man’s long, lonely journey to acquire a house. Mr. Biswas, so named from the moment of his…

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CLOSED GROUP – A Russian Pancake Feast

December 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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January 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

January 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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February 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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March 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

March 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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April 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

April 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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May 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

May 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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