Evening Course

The Many Names of Slavery

Slavery in the nineteenth century. Convict labor and leasing in the twentieth. Mass incarceration in the twenty-first. Is there a through line? The roots of today’s inequities in Texas can…
April 14, 2020

Gender 101

What is gender? Is it something other than male and female? If so, how can that be? Are we comfortable with the possibility of that and if not, why not?…
March 26, 2020

Houston’s Japanese Garden

Entering Houston’s Japanese Garden is entering an extraordinary outdoor realm. The secluded five-acre environment is based on a traditional Japanese daimyo “stroll garden” with a stone gate and lantern, planted…
March 5, 2020