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Fall Graduate Studies Committee meeting

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 • 10:00 AM

PAR 201


Poetry on the Plaza

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Plaza

Winter Landscapes


"Who is Winning the Pequot War?: Time, Evidence, and Early American Literature"

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 • 4:30 PM

The Chicano Culture Room, Texas Union Room 4.206

Harrington Fellow Matt Cohen gives a talk.


Hot|House Literary Journal Accepting Admissions

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Hot|House is a new literary journal for English majors which aims to publish the best creative work by undergraduate students...


Theatre & Dance presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Friday, November 21, 2008 • 8:00 PM

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

The Department of Theatre & Dance welcomes director Paul Mullins for a timeless take on William Shakespeare's classic magical tale, "A Midsummer Night's Dream"...


“The Colonial State, 'Moderate' Nationalism, and Grammars of Masculinity: *A Nation in Making*?”

Friday, November 21, 2008 • 4:30 PM

Calhoun 100

Sukanya Banerjee


“Sites of Memory: The Atlantic and Other Crossings”

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Calhoun 100

M. Jacqui Alexander


Author Jay Neugeboren Discusses '1940'

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Author Jay Nuegeboren discusses his latest book.


A reading by Elizabeth Crane

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Follett's Intellectual Property

Visiting writer Elizabeth Crane will read from her collection of short stories "You Must Be This Happy to Enter."



"Tracking Modernity: India, Trains, and the Culture of Mobility"

Friday, November 14, 2008 • 4:30 PM

Calhoun 100

Marian Aguiar


2008 Flair Symposium

Thursday, November 13, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives, and Institutions


2008 Flair Symposium Opening

Thursday, November 13, 2008 • 7:00 PM

AT&T Conference Center Ballroom, 1900 University Avenue

Several writers join Jim Magnuson of the Michener Center to discuss the future of reading...


Cinema Truth

Thursday, November 13, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Calhoun 100

Covered Girls (2003)


Samuel Beckett's Doodles

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Bill Prosser explores Beckett's doodles


Poetry on the Plaza

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Plaza

Winners and Losers


Jihad and Neoliberalism: The Figure of Mujahid in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Parlin Hall, Room 203


"Tell Me a Story: Memory, Poetry and Narrating the Arabo-Islamic Past"

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 1:00 PM

West Mall Building, Room 6.146

Panel explores Arabo-Islamic past through narration...


The Garden of Last Days Discussion

Thursday, October 30, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium

Andre Dubus talks about his latest novel


A reading by A. Van Jordan and Dean Young

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Follett's Intellectual Property

Two UT poets read from their new books...


John Taggart Book Reading

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room

John Taggart will read from his new book of poems, "There Are Birds"


Cinema Truth

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Calhoun 100

And Thereafter: A Korean "War Bride" in an Alien Land (2004)


Diva Diction: An Evening of Slam Poetry

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Texas Union Ballroom

Texas Union hosts an evening of slam poetry


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet reads work

Thursday, October 16, 2008 • 7:30 PM

ACES Building, Room 2.302

The Michener Center for Writers hosts poet Natasha Trethewey...


Vergil's Birthday Celebration and Reading

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 • 3:00 PM

Waggener Hall Classics Lounge

"Vergil's Birthday and Recitations (Dies Natalis Recitatioque Vergilii)."


The 2008 Symposium on American Literary Studies

Monday, October 6, 2008 • 11:30 AM

Presented by The American Literatures Group


Political Emotions: A New Agendas Conference

Friday, October 3, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Lady Bird Johnson Room, CMA 5.160

What contributions can the study of discourses, rhetoric, or framing of emotion contribute to understanding the public sphere, civil society, and the political?


Poetry on the Plaza

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Plaza

Ballads and Balladeers


The Practitioner Perspectives Speaker Series hosts Arnold Garcia

Friday, September 26, 2008 • 10:00 AM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.330A

Austin American-Statesman opinion editor arnold Garcia gives talk


Julian Barnes Discusses Memoir

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium

Nothing To Be Frightened Of


Cinema Truth

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Lone Star Room, Texas Union

Children We Sacrifice (2000)


Classics Scholar Stanley Lombardo Gives Reading

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Rainey Hall, Jessen Auditorium (2.104)

Stanley Lombardo returns to Austin for the fall Julius and Suzan Glickman Centennial Lecture in Plan II.


Poet Shamshur Rahman Faruqi Gives Talk

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Texas Union Santa Rita Room (3.502)

Renowned Urdu critic, poet and theorist Shamshur Rahman Faruqi initiates the fall Hindi Urdu Flagship Speaker Series


Archives Film Series

Monday, September 22, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center

The Ransom Center Screens "Farenheit 451"


Professional Skills Roundtable

Monday, September 22, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Parlin 312

Teaching Portfolios


The Center for Women's and Gender Studies Roundtable Discussion

Friday, September 19, 2008 • 1:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 2.108

"Gender, Race and Voter Participation"


Irwin A. Tang: The Power of Words

Friday, September 19, 2008 • 12:00 PM

School of Social Work, Utopia Theatre

Author Irwin A. Tang speaks about the power of words.


Center for Women's & Gender Studies Film Screening

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Parlin 201

"The Women's Kingdom" & "Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China"


Fixing Up the House of Race with Richard Rodriguez

Monday, September 15, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Eastwoods Room (2.102) in the Texas Union

Lecture with Sandra K. Soto


Activism in the Academy and Beyond: Gender Studies and Social Change

Friday, September 12, 2008 • 3:00 PM

Garrison 1.102

A panel discussion featuring UT Austin Professors


Poet Jill Alexander Essbaum reads work

Thursday, September 11, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Austin Java, 1206 Parkway


E 318L TA Orientation

Monday, August 25, 2008 • 11:30 AM

Tom Lea Room (HRC 3.206)

Creative Writing program


English AI workshop

Thursday, August 21, 2008 • 1:00 PM

Parlin 201

for E 314L instructors


DRW AI Orientation

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Parlin 3 (DRW offices)

for all RHE 306 instructors


Library and HRC Orientation

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 • 9:30 AM

PCL 1.339

for all new grad students


New Graduate Student Luncheon

Monday, August 18, 2008 • 11:30 AM

Calhoun 103 (Graduate Student Lounge)


New Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 18, 2008 • 9:30 AM

Parlin 201


Graduate applications

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

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