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Theme for 2019








Conference Room in Concord House

The life of man is a self-evolving circle, which, from a ring imperceptibly small, rushes on all sides outwards to new and larger circles, and that without end.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Program for 2019
January 12 Forum: Global Dialogue and Revolutionary Change
January 26 Seminar: Ecstatic Non-Violence in the North-West Frontier of British India, 1930's – 195'0s
February 9 Forum: The Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles: Faith Politics and Religious Leadership
February 23 Seminar: George Washington's Farewell Address: His Warnings to the American People
March 9 Seminar: Progressive Reform and Women Activists
March 23 Forum: A Grand Tour of the Solar System: The Outer Planets and Trans-Neptunian Objects
April 6 Film and Discussion: Brother Sun, Sister Moon
April 20 Forum: Jazz du Jour
May 11 Forum: The Farthermost Thule: The New Horizons Mission to Pluto and Ultima Thule and the Cassini Mission to Saturn
May 25 Forum: William Butler Yeats: Poetry, Politics, and Mysticism
June 8 Forum: Archetype, Imagination and Character: Exploring the Work of James Hillman
June 29 Founding Day Address: Transformation and Self-Discovery in the Writings of Ursula K. Le Guin
July 13 Forum: Discovering the Culture of Tajikistan