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Co-Sponsored Event: Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, "Vascular Geopolitics: Tunnels, Chokepoints and Warfare in the South Caucasus"

Friday, September 20, 2019 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302B, 305 E 23rd Street, Austin, TX 78712

Co-Sponsored Event: Dr. Elizabeth Dunn,

Co-Sponsored Event: Lecture-Demonstration: "Sephardic Songs: Myths and Realities" by Dr. Edwin Seroussi (Hebrew University)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • 3:00 PM

Bates Recital Hall, UT Butler School of Music

Co-Sponsored Event: Lecture-Demonstration:

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Phillip Barrish on “Literature, Social Justice, and the Health Care System"

Monday, September 16, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Phillip Barrish on “Literature, Social Justice, and the Health Care System

Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series with Dr. Robin Lakoff on "Narrative Control and the Human Project"

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 • 7:00 PM

UT Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), 201 E 24th St, Austin, TX 78712

Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series with Dr. Robin Lakoff on

Affiliate Event: The Mamalogues World Premiere, August 23 - September 7, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 • 8:00 PM

The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Affiliate Event: The Mamalogues World Premiere, August 23 - September 7, 2019

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening, "Getting Back to Abnormal," with Discussion by Dr. Paul Stekler

Thursday, September 5, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening,

2019 Difficult Dialogues Course Design Workshop

Thursday, August 8, 2019 • 12:00 PM

Robert L Patton Hall, Glickman Conference Center (RLP 1.302E)

2019 Difficult Dialogues Course Design Workshop

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Merchants of Doubt"

Thursday, August 1, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening:

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Before the Flood"

Thursday, July 11, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening:

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Laurie Green on "'Hunger,' 'Malnutrition,' or 'Starvation'?"

Monday, May 6, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Laurie Green on

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Dark Money

Thursday, May 2, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Dark Money

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. William Sage on "The Innovative Potential of Medicare for All"

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. William Sage on

Spring 2019 Difficult Dialogues Public Forum with Dr. Paige West: "Hard Choices & Opportunities: Environment and Economy"

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 • 7:00 PM

Texas Union, Quadrangle Room, 2308 Whitis Avenue

Spring 2019 Difficult Dialogues Public Forum with Dr. Paige West:

Joe Thorne Gilbert Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Paul Farmer

Monday, April 15, 2019 • 7:00 PM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center (Zlotnik Ballroom ), 1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705

Joe Thorne Gilbert Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Paul Farmer

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Icarus

Thursday, April 4, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Icarus

Doris Sommer Continues the Narrative and Social Justice Lecture Series with "Pre-Texts in a Dublin Prison: StoryDads Tell Tall Tales"

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 • 7:00 PM

Auditorium, Blanton Museum of Art (Edgar A. Smith Building, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd)

Doris Sommer Continues the Narrative and Social Justice Lecture Series with

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Alison Kafer on "After Crip, Crip Afters"

Monday, April 1, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Alison Kafer on


Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series : “Narrative and Social Justice” with Emily Greenwood

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 • 7:00 PM

POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), 201 E. 24th Street

Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series : “Narrative and Social Justice” with Emily Greenwood

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Thursday, March 7, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. David Ring on "Hacking Your Mind for Health"

Monday, March 4, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. David Ring on

Judith Farquhar Presents Ho Lecture on "Gathering Medicines: Plants and Powers in China’s Southern Mountains"

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 • 7:00 PM

UT Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), 201 E 24th St, Austin, TX 78712

Judith Farquhar Presents Ho Lecture on

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Lynn Harter on "Narratives, Health and Healing"

Monday, February 11, 2019 • 4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Lynn Harter on

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Human Flow

Thursday, February 7, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Human Flow

Community Archives: A Roundtable and Reception in Honor of the 2018 Community Sabbatical Grantees

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 • 5:15 PM

The Legends Room, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center (2110 San Jacinto Boulevard)

Community Archives: A Roundtable and Reception in Honor of the 2018 Community Sabbatical Grantees

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "The Central Park Five" with Speaker Andrea Marsh, UT School of Law

Thursday, January 3, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: