Humanities Institute

Terrence Cave, "Literature as Cognitive Environment" Public Lecture

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Code Black"

Thursday, May 4, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

This 2013 documentary follows the story of a dedicated team of charismatic, young doctors-in-training as they wrestle openly with both their ideals and with the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system.

Code Black

Femme Friday Series: Middle of Nowhere

Friday, May 5, 2017 • 6:00 PM

Bob Bullock Theatre, 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Middle of Nowhere

Teaching through Dialogue: Spring 2017 Difficult Dialogues Symposium

Monday, May 8, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, Schmidt & Nowotny Rooms, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712

Training for faculty interested in teaching one of our undergraduate courses through the Difficult Dialogues program and for graduate students interested in employing dialogue in undergraduate classroom instruction.

Spring 2017 Difficult Dialogues

Democracy and Community Action Reading Group: The Right to Privacy

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 • 7:00 PM

651 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702

Democracy & Community Action Reading Group: The Right to Privacy & the Third Amendment

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "DamNation"

Thursday, June 1, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

DamNation

Femme Friday Series: Obvious Child

Friday, June 2, 2017 • 6:00 PM

Bob Bullock Theatre

Obvious Child

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Above All Else"

Thursday, July 6, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

Above All Else

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "The Divide"

Thursday, August 3, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

The Divide

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "It Happened Here"

Thursday, September 7, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

It Happened Here

Arthur Frank, "Whose Narrative? What Medicine?" Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 • 7:00 PM

POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), 201 East 24th Street, Austin, TX 78712

Arthur Frank, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Calgary

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Killswitch"

Thursday, October 5, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

Killswitch

Alondra Nelson, "The Social Life of DNA"

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 7:00 PM

POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), 201 East 24th Street, Austin, TX 78712

Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science and Professor of Sociology at Columbia University

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "The Return"

Thursday, November 2, 2017 • 6:30 PM

APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Street, Austin, TX, 78702

The Return


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