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The Austin Institute fosters high-quality social science researchers, research and policy affecting family and culture, and intellectual community with UT Austin faculty and students.  

NEW RELEASES

IN ACADEMIC RESEARCH

DR. REGNERUS'S NEWEST BOOK 

Marriage has come a long way since biblical times. So why are Christian congregations doing more burying than marrying today?

IN THE PUBIC SQUARE

"NO EXITY STRATEGY IN WAR WITH COVID-19" BY DR. KOONS 

We can never be "safe" from deadly viruses any more than we can be "safe" from terrorism. A war without an exit strategy is a recipe for disaster. Click to read more.

IN MEDIA

DR. ERIC VAN HOLM'S ON THE FUTURE  OF GENTRIFICATION

 

As a new class of residents have entered underdeveloped neighborhoods, rents and housing values have increased, feeding fears of displacement and creating a growing dilemma for policy makers and the public.

AUSTIN INSTITUTE PODCAST IN THE WORKS

Our upcoming podcast will appear where when the time comes.

UPCOMING EVENTS

COVID Response: All in-person and/or online programming will adapt with the most current health guidelines.

  • Divided We Fall
    Jan 29, 1:00 PM – Apr 09, 2:00 PM
    Physical Location TBD
    The two books we are reading offer hypotheses about what truly lies at the root of our contemporary polarizations, with the implicit or explicit goal and hope of renewing civil dialogue.
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  • Seminar: Religion and Science: Friends or Foes? with Professor Robert Koons
    Mar 23, 7:00 PM – Apr 13, 8:30 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Join our seminar series with our A.I. fellow, Dr. Robert Koons, as we explore the compatibility and potential conflicts between Faith and Science!
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  • Rival Theories of Sexual Difference: Is Dialogue Possible?, Professor Timothy Fortin
    Mar 24, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    University Catholic Center, 2010 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    What is the nature and meaning of human sexual difference? This talk explores the fundamental presuppositions and positions of three rival theories of human sexual difference: The Thomistic, Evolutionary, and Post-structuralist.
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  • Lecture: What We Think of Abortion: Irreconcilable Differences? with Professor Christopher Kaczor
    Apr 23, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    University Catholic Center, 2010 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    In the words of Charles Camosy, “placing oneself on either side of the typical polarizations — pro-life vs. pro-choice, liberal vs. conservative, Democrat vs. Republican — only serves to further confuse the debate and limits our ability to have fruitful dialogue.”
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