Longing for Beauty: November 10-12, 2011

3 11 2011

To culminate the 30th anniversary, of The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, the 2 and 1/2 day conference will showcase, “thirty years of spiritual and archetypal psychology, publications, and urban programs at the Dallas Institute, 1981-2011.”.

Information from Press Release:

The Dallas Institute has picked a wonderful quote to sum up the conference.

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty–that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” -John Keats


Dallas Institute Founding Fellows Drs. Gail Thomas, Joanne Stroud,and Robert Sardello, along with Thomas Moore will lead the discussions for “Longing for Beauty.”.

  • THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 10: Dinner at the Institute with Robert Sardello and Thomas Moore, who will discuss their ground-breaking work in psychology, from their collaborations here in the 1980’s to their current interests and projects.
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11: Thirty years of Institute publications will be celebrated, with the focus on French thinker Gaston Bachelard, whose works on the “imagination of matter” the Institute has translated and published under the direction of Dr. Joanne Stroud.
  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12: The final day will emphasize the Institute’s work in the city inspired and led by Founding Institute Director Dr. Gail Thomas, whose “What Makes a City?” programs began in 1981. The day will end outside–with a “Better Block” project.

The conference will also feature: Margo McLean, Cheryl Sardello, Mary McAlester Jones, Mary Ann Caws, Rick Brettell, John Arnone, Ed Kaplan, David Miller, Robert S. Dupree, Laure de Margerie, Peter Walker, Ibrahim Karim, Mary Suhm, Ignacio Bunster-Osso, Larry Beasley, Brent Brown, Jason Roberts, Fred Turner, and Kevin Keim.

Admission (by reservation only):

Members: $275; single day ticket $100
Non-members: $300; single day ticket $110
Member Teacher or student: $150, single day ticket $75

To register for this event, click here.

For more info on the Institute, click here.




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