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FALL 2023 EVENTS

  • Nov 16, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Rowling Hall (Room 4.314), 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Among the Catholic political thinkers of the 20th century, Augusto Del Noce stood out for his ability to trace the deep theological and philosophical roots of modern politics. In this talk, his English translator will discuss Del Noce's analysis of the rise of modern totalitarian movements...
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  • Oct 19, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Texas Public Policy Foundation, 901 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, USA
    For the past 10 years, the Austin institute and its fellows have answered the same questions and relentlessly and bravely defended the eternal truths of human nature and of the family from the attacks of modern culture. Join us and our fellows in discussing the next 10 years!
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  • Oct 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    What's the big deal about divorce? Why should we read and talk about it when everyone around us seems to be fine with it? The truth is: no matter what our family background, our age, or our state in life is, we all need to rediscover the immense impact that family life has on us and on our culture.
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  • Oct 04, 2023, 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Bagels, coffee, and male-only discussions on what matters most. Once a month, attendees will have the chance to read and talk about issues and challenges that the men of today are facing and that too often remain undisclosed: for fear of judgment or misunderstanding.
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  • Sep 27, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 9:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    This program is reserved for UT graduate students (and spouses) and is structured as a series of conversations around a dinner table. Dinner is provided, but prior registration is required. One or two short articles --our conversations starters--will be sent beforehand.
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  • Sep 21, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall or Zoom, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    This coming fall, we are starting a new Good Life Reading Group + (Level 2). It will be open to all individuals above forty --or younger, but who do not feel they are "young professionals" anymore. Our first meeting will be in September and then continue every other week.
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Tue, Sep 21

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Clay Pit

Table Talk: What is Time? Reflections from a Catholic Physicist

We all think we know what time is, but do we really? This table talk will discuss time from a physics perspective and marry it with that of the theological.

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Table Talk: What is Time? Reflections from a Catholic Physicist
Table Talk: What is Time? Reflections from a Catholic Physicist

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Clay Pit, 1601 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

About The Event

***Seating at our table talks is limited to the first 20 attendees. Additional registrants will be put onto a waitlist. A complimentary dinner is provided for all attendees.***

We all think we know what time is, but do we really? This table talk will discuss time from a physics perspective and marry it with that of the theological.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Kurt Schroder is the Chief Technology Officer at NovaCentrix, which specializes in nanotechnology and printed electronics. He has over 30 years’ experience in plasma physics and pulsed power and has worked in industry, government, and academia. He has over 25 publications, 33 US patents, and more than 50 foreign patents in diverse technology areas. Kurt is a two-time recipient of the prestigious R&D100 award which recognizes the best 100 inventions in the US each year. He was named 2012 Inventor of the Year by the Texas State Bar for his development of the photonic curing process, which is now a standard in the printed electronics industry. He is also the inventor of the antivibration technology contained within most hammers sold in the United States, with sales exceeding $2B. Kurt holds an S.B. in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife are midway though homeschooling 5 children and are avid homebrewers. When pandemics are not in session, they enjoy extensive international travel as well.

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