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The On Being Dinners: “Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart”with Brené Brown

Date: 5:00pm - 6:00pm PST February 19 Location: The Bon, Templeton Campus Center

  • The On Being Dinners

The Bon, Templeton Campus Center

Listen to an On Being podcast by Krista Tippet beforehand, and then gather to discuss “the big questions” raised over dinner. Hilary Martin Himan from the Office of Spiritual Life will facilitate. Students, staff, and faculty are all invited for a small table discussion at the Bon (Fields Dining Hall) from 5-6pm.

On Wed. Feb. 19 we’ll discuss questions raised by Krista Tippett’s interview with Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston.

From Krista Tippet at
“Brené Brown says our belonging to each other can’t be lost, but it can be forgotten. Her research has reminded the world in recent years of the uncomfortable, life-giving link between vulnerability and courage. Now she’s turning her attention to how we walked into the crisis of our life together and how we can move beyond it: with strong backs, soft fronts, and wild hearts.”

Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation-Brené Brown Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. Her books include The Gifts of Imperfection, Braving the Wilderness, and, most recently, Dare to Lead.

Event Cost

Free, but if you don’t have a meal plan you will need to purchase your dinner to access Fields Dining Hall.

Event Contact

Hilary Martin Himan
Office of Spiritual Life

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