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The Country Houses of Houston: Social History and Study Tour

Two Thursdays, October 2, 6–7:30 P.M.; October 16, 2:30 P.M. October 2, private residence; address will be provided to subscribers October 16, bus will leave at 2:30 P.M. from the Edloe Street side of the parking lot of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Road at Edloe | LIMITED ENROLLMENT

Kate S. Kirkland holds a Ph.D. in history from Rice University and is the author of The Hogg Family and Houston: Philanthropy and the Civic Ideal (forthcoming from the University of Texas Press). She is currently writing a biography of Capt. James A. Baker.

Stephen Fox is an architectural historian and a fellow of the Anchorage Foundation of Texas. He lectures on architectural history at Rice University and the University of Houston. His most recent book is The Country Houses of John F. Staub.

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Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 

 

The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.

 

Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 

 

Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.

 

AND WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A FALL POP-UP COURSE!
Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced

 

Fall is just around the corner. Register today!

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For additional information about any of our courses, to register offline, or to add your name to our mailing and/or email lists, please contact our adminstrator at registrar.houstonseminar.org  or phone 713.666.9000.