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Jefferson Movie Night: Bernardo Bertolucci's Il Conformista

Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room, Carothers Hall


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: Rousseau, Letter to D'Alembert

Thursday, November 18, 2010 • 5:00 PM

WAG 403b


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: Voltaire, Candide

Thursday, November 4, 2010 • 4:00 PM

WAG 403b


Richard Boyd: Adam Smith and Nationalism

Friday, October 29, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Mezes Hall, Room 1.306

Lecture by Richard Boyd, Associate Professor of Government at Georgetown University




Erik Dempsey: Aristotle and the Foundations of American Liberalism

Friday, October 1, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Mezes Hall, Room 1.306

Lecture by Erik Dempsey, Post-Doctoral Fellow, UT Austin


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: 1001 Nights, selections

Thursday, September 23, 2010 • 5:00 PM

WAG 403b


Jefferson Movie Night: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Thursday, September 2, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Batts 5.108


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Monday, July 12, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 • 3:00 PM

WAG 112


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: Harrison Bergeron

Thursday, April 22, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Jefferson Center Undergraduate Coffee Hour

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Mezes 3.154


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: Alexander Solzhenitsyn "A World Split Apart"

Thursday, April 15, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Jean Bethke Elshtain: St. Augustine Goes Global

Thursday, April 8, 2010 • 4:30 PM

Mezes Hall, Room 3.106

Lecture by Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago


Cale McDowell: Why Future Lawyers Should Study the Great Books

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room, Carothers Hall


Jefferson Book Club Meeting: Coriolanus

Thursday, March 11, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Mezes B 0.302




Barry Strauss: Spartacus and the Great Books

Thursday, March 4, 2010 • 4:30 PM

Mezes Hall, Room 3.106

Barry Strauss: Spartacus and the Great Books

Jefferson Movie Night: Spartacus

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 • 6:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Aaron Thurow: The Danger of Beauty in Shakespeare's Sonnets

Monday, March 1, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Jefferson Book Club Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Batts 5.108

Rousseau's Preface to Narcisse


Arthur Melzer discusses Rousseau and the Modern Cult of Sincerity

Friday, February 12, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Garrison 0.102, UT Campus

Lecture by Arthur Melzer, Department of Political Science, Michigan State University

Arthur Melzer discusses Rousseau and the Modern Cult of Sincerity

Jefferson Book Club Meeting

Thursday, January 28, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Lone Star Room, Texas Union

Franklin's Autobiography, parts 1 and 2