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Apr 21
2014
6:30 p.m.
Reading
Montrose / Museum District
1633 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States

Gandhi Before India

Co-presented by Inprint and the Menil Collection. Noted historian Ramachandra Guha will discuss his new book, the first of a multivolume biography of Gandhi based on extensive primary research and new discoveries. This magisterial and revelatory book, destined to become one of the most important biographies of Gandhi, takes us from his birth through his… Read More

Oct 20
2014
7 PM
Music Performance
Montrose / Museum District
1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States

On Gandhi: Music to Poetry He Loved

A musical evening featuring poets revered by Gandhi, sung in a style of devotional music from South Asia

Oct 27
2014
7 PM
Lecture
Montrose / Museum District
1533 Sul Ross, 77002

Gandhi and the Politics of Visual Representation

An examination of the mahatma’s life, image, and works in visual representations: cartoons, public statuary, paintings and nationalist prints.

Nov 3
2014
7 PM
Talk
South Central
4920 Cullen Blvd, 77004

Recovering a Vision of Gandhi and His Meaning for the 21st Century

This eminent civil-rights activist, teacher of nonviolent resistance, and minister will speak on the relevance of Gandhi’s ethics of nonviolence.

Nov 22
2014
7:00 PM
Screening
Montrose/Museum District
The Menil Collection, Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States

The Port Huron Project

A screening of selections from Mark Tribe’s “Port Huron Project,” 2006–9, a series of reenactments of Vietnam War–era New Left protest speeches. The screening will take place on the Menil lawn.

Jan 13
2015
7 PM
conversation
Montrose / Museum District
1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States

The Influence of Gandhi and King on Hip-Hop Culture

An exploration of the nature and significance of M.L. King Jr’s and Gandhi’s influence on hip-hop and its contribution to social justice and nonviolence.

Jan 16
2015
7 PM
poetry reading
Montrose / Museum District
1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States

Meta-Four Poetry Performance

Young poets from Writers in the Schools respond to works in “Experiments with Truth,” exploring Gandhi’s message of nonviolence in today’s world.