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"The Real Dr. Strangelove: Edward Teller and the Battle for the H-Bomb"

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 • 8:00 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium, UT Campus 201 E.24th Street

Texas Performing Arts

"The Atomic Cafe" (1982)

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 • 6:30 PM

North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave., (512) 974-9960

A cult film offering an offbeat look at the reaction in the US public to the atomic bomb.

"Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1964)

Monday, November 1, 2010 • 6:30 PM

University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln., (512) 974-9940

Stanley Kubrick's satire in which an insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Atomic Cinema

"Tattooed Under Fire" Film Screening and Public Dialogue

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 • 7:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium, ACES Building, UT Campus 201 E.24th Street

presented by the Difficult Dialogues Program of the Humanities Institute

Solder from Schiesari's documentary.

"Grave of the Fireflies" (1988)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 • 6:30 PM

Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S. Fifth St, (512) 974-9980

An animated tragedy covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan following a fire bombing during World War II.

Atomic Cinema

Adonis' visit to Austin

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Theater, UT campus, 201 E.24th Street

Public Lecture & Poetry Reading with translator Khaled Mattawa

Helping Our Teenagers Think About Violence and Peace

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 • 7:30 PM

A six-week course moderated by Stephen Sonnenberg, with guest lecturers.

Classics professor Tom Palaima leads first discussion of series.

"The Rot Remains" On Imperial Debris and Colonial Aphasias

Thursday, October 7, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Gearing 105 UT Campus

Keynote lecture for Fault Lines conference by Ann Stoler.

Ann Stoler

"NGO 2.0: An Experiment with Social Media in China"

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Dr. Jing Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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