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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

February 2020

CLASSICS AT COUR REGARD – CANTERBURY TALES

February 28 @ 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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Guest speakers, actors, musicians, dancers, and cuisine This Spring, Classics at Cour Regard will complete its fourth year of offering original and highly popular events at the Institute. Conducted in our historic Stroud House and the intimate space we call…

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March 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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THE HISTORIANS

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 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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BREAKFAST BOOK GROUPS

March 10 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on April 14, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on May 12, 2020 at 7:15 am

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 The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

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FRIDAY NIGHT SALON

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Moderated by Dr. J. Larry Allums Civil discourse in the U.S. seems as endangered as any species in the wild, and the need is urgent and very real for sanctuaries in which both listening and speaking are honored. The Institute’s Friday…

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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 18, 2020 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This long-standing Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill selects leading films as they are released…

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LUNCH BOOK GROUP

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 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 The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

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THE REIVERS: FAULKNER’S COMIC FAREWELL

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

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 In 1962, just two weeks before he suffered a serious fall from his horse that led to his death, William Faulkner published his last novel, The Reivers, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The…

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CELEBRATION OF TONI MORRISON

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Featuring Onyema Nweze, Darryl Dickson-Carr, Sanderia Faye, and Amber Dyer When Toni Morrison passed away in August 2019, she was the undisputed doyenne of American letters, having received the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes and many of the other top awards…

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April 2020

THE REIVERS: FAULKNER’S COMIC FAREWELL

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

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 In 1962, just two weeks before he suffered a serious fall from his horse that led to his death, William Faulkner published his last novel, The Reivers, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The…

Find out more »

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

April 6 @ 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

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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THE HISTORIANS

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 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…

Find out more »

THE REIVERS: FAULKNER’S COMIC FAREWELL

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

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 In 1962, just two weeks before he suffered a serious fall from his horse that led to his death, William Faulkner published his last novel, The Reivers, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The…

Find out more »

BREAKFAST BOOK GROUPS

April 14 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on April 14, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on May 12, 2020 at 7:15 am

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 The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

Find out more »

LUNCH BOOK GROUP

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 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 The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

Find out more »

THE REIVERS: FAULKNER’S COMIC FAREWELL

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

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 In 1962, just two weeks before he suffered a serious fall from his horse that led to his death, William Faulkner published his last novel, The Reivers, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The…

Find out more »

SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 18, 2020 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This long-standing Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill selects leading films as they are released…

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RICHARD POWERS’ THE OVERSTORY: A DISCUSSION CONTINUED

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Featuring Dr. Gail Thomas, Ben Sandifer, Dr. Jaina Sanga, and Janette Monear; discussion facilitated by Dr. Larry Allums In the twenty-year history of the Dallas Institute’s venerable Breakfast and Lunch Book Groups, no single book has generated the intense, sustained…

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THE REIVERS: FAULKNER’S COMIC FAREWELL

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

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 In 1962, just two weeks before he suffered a serious fall from his horse that led to his death, William Faulkner published his last novel, The Reivers, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The…

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CREATIVE WRITING AND THE HUMANITIES

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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A Weekend Workshop conducted by Wendy Reimann Presented by the Dallas Institute in partnership with Art House Dallas Storytelling has been an integral part of humanity since early humans drew the first images on cave walls and began oral traditions…

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CREATIVE WRITING AND THE HUMANITIES

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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A Weekend Workshop conducted by Wendy Reimann Presented by the Dallas Institute in partnership with Art House Dallas Storytelling has been an integral part of humanity since early humans drew the first images on cave walls and began oral traditions…

Find out more »

PICTURE AND POEM

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon are well-known and beloved by many Dallas Institute members and supporters—they’re Institute icons, it would be fair to say. Dr. Stroud’s medium is language,…

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May 2020

CLASSICS AT COUR REGARD – THE ENGLISH PATIENT

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Guest speakers, actors, musicians, dancers, and cuisine This Spring, Classics at Cour Regard will complete its fourth year of offering original and highly popular events at the Institute. Conducted in our historic Stroud House and the intimate space we call…

Find out more »

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

May 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

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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THE HISTORIANS

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 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…

Find out more »

PICTURE AND POEM

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon are well-known and beloved by many Dallas Institute members and supporters—they’re Institute icons, it would be fair to say. Dr. Stroud’s medium is language,…

Find out more »

FRIDAY NIGHT SALON

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Moderated by Dr. J. Larry Allums Civil discourse in the U.S. seems as endangered as any species in the wild, and the need is urgent and very real for sanctuaries in which both listening and speaking are honored. The Institute’s Friday…

Find out more »

BREAKFAST BOOK GROUPS

May 12 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 10, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on April 14, 2020 at 7:15 am

One event on May 12, 2020 at 7:15 am

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
+ Google Map

Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

Find out more »

PICTURE AND POEM

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon are well-known and beloved by many Dallas Institute members and supporters—they’re Institute icons, it would be fair to say. Dr. Stroud’s medium is language,…

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WHY DO THE HEATHEN RAGE? FLANNERY O’CONNOR’S UNFINISHED NOVEL

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson During the final years of her life, Flannery O’Connor began writing a third novel entitled Why Do the Heathen Rage? Because of the deleterious effects of lupus, from which she suffered for fourteen years, O’Connor would…

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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

May 18 @ 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 20, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on May 18, 2020 at 6:15 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
+ Google Map

Presented by Dr. Scott Churchill and Guest Critics This long-standing Institute group has been meeting for more than a decade and is still going strong. Our resident film critic and Institute Fellow Scott Churchill selects leading films as they are released…

Find out more »

LUNCH BOOK GROUP

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
+ Google Map

Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums The Dallas Institute’s book groups have a long history and a long list of contemporary novels read since 1998 that is climbing steadily toward 200 titles. Some, of course, have been more memorable than others,…

Find out more »

PICTURE AND POEM

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
+ Google Map

Presented by Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon Dr. Joanne Stroud and Prof. Mary Vernon are well-known and beloved by many Dallas Institute members and supporters—they’re Institute icons, it would be fair to say. Dr. Stroud’s medium is language,…

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