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Homer and the Foundation of Classical Civilization

Friday, November 20, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Garrison 0.102

Lecture by Peter Ahrensdorf, Professor of Political Science and Affiliated Professor of Classics at Davidson College.


Jefferson Book Club Meeting

Thursday, November 5, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Leo Strauss on What is Liberal Education?


Cervantes' Don Quixote; differences in novelistic structure and characterization in the two Parts (1605,1615) of Don Quixote

Friday, September 11, 2009 • 4:30 PM

Mezes 1.306

Professor Stanislav Zimic, Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, The University of Texas at Austin; Author of four books and numerous monographic studies on Cervantes' works.


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Monday, July 13, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Monday, June 29, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


The Meaning of Liberal Education

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WAG 201


How to Begin to Study Thomas Aquinas

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Thomas Hibbs, Dean of the Honors College, Baylor University


Sense and Sensibility Book Discussion

Tuesday, April 14, 2009


Screening of the movie, The Counterfeit Traitor

Thursday, March 26, 2009 • 8:00 PM

Batts 5.108


The Good, the Bad and the Evil; Faith, Ethics and Truth in the 21st Century

Friday, February 13, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Rob Riemen, Founter, President & CEO of The Nexus Institute, The Netherlands


Discovering Oneself Through the Great Books

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 • 6:00 PM

The Texas Union, Santa Rita Room 3.502

Dr. John Silber, President Emeritus, Boston University; UT Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1967-1970