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COMMUNITIES IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

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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.

  • The Good Life Book Club
    The Good Life Book Club
    Sep 02, 2021, 6:30 PM – May 12, 2022, 8:30 PM
    Austin Institute, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    This program is for Austin’s young professionals. We are creating a space, a recurring occasion for cultural enrichment, dialogue, and personal growth. We will meet every other week, on Thursday or Friday evening (based on attendees' needs). Register below to save your spot... and spread the word!
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  • Compact Seminar: Time to Think and Thoughts About Time
    Compact Seminar: Time to Think and Thoughts About Time
    Oct 05, 7:00 PM – Oct 26, 8:30 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    What is time? Is it a fourth dimension, or something altogether different? Does it have an intrinsic direction? Is time travel possible? How does time shape our lives and our conceptions of who we are?
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  • Compact Seminar: Time to Think and Thoughts About Time
    Compact Seminar: Time to Think and Thoughts About Time
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Oct 26, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    What is time? Is it a fourth dimension, or something altogether different? Does it have an intrinsic direction? Is time travel possible? How does time shape our lives and our conceptions of who we are?
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  • Lecture: Called to Freedom: Healing One Day at a Time
    Lecture: Called to Freedom: Healing One Day at a Time
    Oct 29, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    University Catholic Center, 2010 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Join us for an evening program about time, personal healing, and Christian freedom with Assistant Professor of Psychology and Austin Institute fellow Dr. Matthew Breuninger!
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  • Fighting for Your Attention, Stealing Away Your Time: How to Survive in a Distracted World and How Did We Get Here?
    Fighting for Your Attention, Stealing Away Your Time: How to Survive in a Distracted World and How Did We Get Here?
    Nov 02, 7:00 PM – Nov 23, 8:30 PM
    Austin Institute, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
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  • Table Talk: Uncertain Times
    Table Talk: Uncertain Times
    Nov 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Clay Pit, 1601 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
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  • Tradition Amid Chaos: An Evening With Sohrab Ahmari
    Tradition Amid Chaos: An Evening With Sohrab Ahmari
    Nov 19, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    University Catholic Center, 2010 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    "As a young father and a self-proclaimed 'radically assimilated immigrant,' Sohrab Ahmari realized that when it comes to shaping his young son's moral fiber, today's America comes up short."
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  • FALL 2021 EVENTS
    TBD
    FALL 2021 EVENTS
    Fall 2021
    Austin, TX
    Programing for next semester will be listed here once registration is open.
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MORE EVENTS FORTHCOMING

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Table Talk: Uncertain Times

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Tradition Amid Chaos: An Evening With Sohrab Ahmari

"As a young father and a self-proclaimed 'radically assimilated immigrant,' Sohrab Ahmari realized that when it comes to shaping his young son's moral fiber, today's America comes up short."

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FALL 2021 EVENTS

Programing for next semester will be listed here once registration is open.