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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

May 2019

CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART

May 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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$125

$125 Nonmembers $110 Members $50 Educator Members

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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

May 20, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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$125

Semester: $125 Nonmembers $110 Members $50 Educator Members Per session: $35 Nonmembers $30 Members $14 Educator Members

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CLOSED – Executive Board Meeting

May 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART

May 23, 2019 @ 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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$125

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2019 DALLAS FESTIVAL OF BOOKS AND IDEAS – THE WELCOMING CITY

May 29, 2019 @ 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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Free

Join us for the second night of the Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas! The Welcoming City will explore how Dallas can adequately welcome and include its great and growing diversity of residents and visitors. Reception begins at 6:00 pm. FREE…

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June 2019

Breve – Closed Group

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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CLOSED- Junior Board Meeting

June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Lyric I, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

June 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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July 2019

Principles of Political Philosophy, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

July 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Tragedy and Comedy, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

July 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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September 2019

THE HISTORIANS

September 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

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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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CLOSED GROUP – The Cowan Vision of Liberal Learning for All

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

September 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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FAITHS IN CONVERSATION

September 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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

September 10, 2019 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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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 SHORT STORIES OF JULIO CORTÁZAR

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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BEN FRANKLIN CIRCLE

September 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

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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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THE SHORT STORIES OF JULIO CORTÁZAR

September 17, 2019 @ 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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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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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

September 18, 2019 @ 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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THE SHORT STORIES OF JULIO CORTÁZAR

September 24, 2019 @ 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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THE BORDER: EPICENTER OF OUR HOMELANDS

September 25, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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PLATO TO MACHIAVELLI: THE GREAT PIVOT

October 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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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, 2019 @ 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 »

A BOOK GROUP FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

October 16, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

AWAKENING OF THE ELDERS

October 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

EDUCATION FORUM

October 28, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

October 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

November 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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, 2019 @ 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

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Exclusive VIP Reception 11:00 am - 12:00 pm The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas *Invitation included with the purchase of Patron ticket and tables. Mix and mingle with the Hiett Prize recipient along with judges, and the…

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HIETT PRIZE LUNCHEON, VIP RECEPTION, PUBLIC FORUM

November 7, 2019 @ 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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Exclusive VIP Reception 11:00 am - 12:00 pm The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas *Invitation included with the purchase of Patron ticket and tables. Mix and mingle with the Hiett Prize recipient along with judges, and the…

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HIETT PRIZE LUNCHEON, VIP RECEPTION, PUBLIC FORUM

November 7, 2019 @ 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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Exclusive VIP Reception 11:00 am - 12:00 pm The Ritz Carlton Dallas – 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas *Invitation included with the purchase of Patron ticket and tables. Mix and mingle with the Hiett Prize recipient along with judges, and the…

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BEN FRANKLIN CIRCLE

November 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
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, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
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, 2019 @ 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 »

THE HISTORIANS

November 12, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 14, 2019 @ 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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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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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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POLITICS AND PROSE: ROBERT PENN WARREN’S, ALL THE KING’S MEN

November 20, 2019 @ 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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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, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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THE HISTORIANS

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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. 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BOOK GROUPS

December 10, 2019 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
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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 11, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

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

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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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V. S. NAIPAUL’S, A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS

December 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

January 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. René Prieto What is the source of our endless fascination with creatures that both attract and repel, men and women who alternate bites with caresses? Is there something in the blood that whets our appetite for the…

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BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. René Prieto What is the source of our endless fascination with creatures that both attract and repel, men and women who alternate bites with caresses? Is there something in the blood that whets our appetite for the…

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BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. René Prieto What is the source of our endless fascination with creatures that both attract and repel, men and women who alternate bites with caresses? Is there something in the blood that whets our appetite for the…

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CITY ON A HILL: URBAN IDEALISM IN AMERICA FROM THE PURITANS TO THE PRESENT

January 28 @ 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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Presented by Prof. Alex Krieger, Dr. Gail Thomas, and guests Early in his just-published book, Alex Krieger writes: “Columbus’s claim of finding a whole new heaven and earth, more than the geographic details he and later explorers mapped, fueled dreams…

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MAIMONIDES

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joshua Parens “From Moses to Moses, there was no one like Moses.” This oft-repeated saying appears on the tomb of Moses Maimonides (1137/8-1204 CE). No other single Jewish author has had as much influence within Judaism or…

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BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

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

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. René Prieto What is the source of our endless fascination with creatures that both attract and repel, men and women who alternate bites with caresses? Is there something in the blood that whets our appetite for the…

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February 2020

Communitas, Cowan Center – CLOSED GROUP

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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THE HISTORIANS

February 4 @ 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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SESSION 3 NEW DATE MAY 5 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…

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MAIMONIDES

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joshua Parens “From Moses to Moses, there was no one like Moses.” This oft-repeated saying appears on the tomb of Moses Maimonides (1137/8-1204 CE). No other single Jewish author has had as much influence within Judaism or…

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BREAKFAST BOOK GROUPS

February 11 @ 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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THE TEMPEST

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Shakespeare Everywhere The Shakespeare Everywhere Network is a nation-wide theater troupe affiliate program that aims to help performers produce shows in non-traditional spaces by soliciting venues and assisting with marketing and ticket sales. Its first affiliate, Shakespeare Everywhere –…

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MAIMONIDES

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joshua Parens “From Moses to Moses, there was no one like Moses.” This oft-repeated saying appears on the tomb of Moses Maimonides (1137/8-1204 CE). No other single Jewish author has had as much influence within Judaism or…

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MARCH POSTPONED TBD – SPEAKING OF MOVIES…

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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POSTPONED – LUNCH BOOK GROUP

February 19 @ 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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MAIMONIDES

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joshua Parens “From Moses to Moses, there was no one like Moses.” This oft-repeated saying appears on the tomb of Moses Maimonides (1137/8-1204 CE). No other single Jewish author has had as much influence within Judaism or…

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THE HISTORY OF CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMERICA: A 21ST CENTURY PERSPECTIVE

February 24 @ 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. Christopher Lebron When Johns Hopkins Professor of Philosophy Christopher Lebron visited Dallas last year to receive the Institute’s Hiett Prize in the Humanities, he spoke about his work and aspirations, briefly discussing his provocatively titled 2017 book The…

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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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THE HISTORIANS

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 3, 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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SESSION 3 NEW DATE MAY 5 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…

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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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POSTPONED – 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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MARCH POSTPONED TBD – 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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POSTPONED – 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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POSTPONED – YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BOOK GROUP

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Presented by Dr. J. Larry Allums and Guest Facilitators This newest Institute group is exclusively for young professionals wanting to connect with others through literature, history, biography, memoir--whatever the group decides from month to month--with in-depth conversations led by experts on…

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POSTPONED TBD – 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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POSTPONED TO APRIL 27 OR 28, CHECK BACK IN 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…

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