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Explorers, Traders and Immigrants

Saturday, December 1, 2007 • 11:45 AM

San Diego, California


Explorers, Traders and Immigrants

Saturday, October 20, 2007 • 9:45 AM

Region XIX ESC, El Paso


Tracking Cultures: Exploring the Roots of "Texas" Culture

Friday, October 19, 2007 • 7:30 AM

Region XIX ESC, El Paso


Texas Council for the Social Studies

Friday, October 19, 2007

El Paso


Social Studies Institute

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Region XIII ESC, Austin


Innovative Approaches to World Studies

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region XI ESC, Fort Worth


San Antonio-Austin Geographic Educators Conference (SAGE)

Saturday, September 22, 2007 • 8:30 AM

Hays High School


Introduction to the Middle East

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region XIV ESC, Abilene


Introduction to the Middle East

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region XV ESC, San Angelo


East Asian Buddhist Pilgrims in South Asia and the Significance of Xuanzang

Saturday, September 15, 2007 • 9:30 AM

WCH 4.118

Pilgrimage is an important practice in many religions, and Buddhism is no exception. Indeed, it is a significant factor in this religion’s phenomenal spread throughout the world. Xuanzang, who lived in the seventh century, was only one of many such Chinese travelers to India in search of “sacred traces” of the Buddha, but his written account of an amazing journey helped to ensure his long-lived fame. His record provides many details of Buddhist practices as well as the appearance of Buddhist s


Staff Development

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Arlington


Social Studies Summit

Friday, June 15, 2007 • 8:00 AM

Region VII ESC, Kilgore


Restoring Women to World Studies

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Did you know ...

That what appeared at first glance to be a resurgence in women's handicrafts was actually a powerful and effective form of political protest against repressive dictatorships in Latin America?

That Muhammad’s widow Aisha commanded one of the armies that fought a key battle in early Islamic history?

That Polish-French scientist Maria Skłlodowska-Curie is one of only four people who have won a Nobel Prize twice?

That four South Asian



Explore UT

Saturday, March 3, 2007 • 11:00 AM


Staff Development

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region XI ESC, Fort Worth


Russia Day

Saturday, February 10, 2007 • 10:00 AM

Robert Lee Moore Hall (RLM) 4.102


Staff Development

Friday, February 9, 2007

Houston, TX


Staff Development

Thursday, February 8, 2007 • 2:30 PM

Pearland 9th Grade Center, Pearland, TX


Getting to Know Latin America and the Middle East

Thursday, February 1, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region III ESC, Victoria

Representatives from the Hemispheres at the University of Texas at Austin will
present two day long sessions where you will explore the four geographic regions
that we represent: Russia, East Europe and Eurasia, and South Asia (January 31) and
Latin America and the Middle East (February 1).

Come with your toughest questions and be prepared to learn new perspectives and
creative ideas for encouraging classroom discussion each of these intriguing
regions.


Getting to Know Russia and the Indian Subcontinent

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region III ESC, Victoria

Representatives from the Hemispheres at the University of Texas at Austin will
present two day long sessions where you will explore the four geographic regions
that we represent: Russia, East Europe and Eurasia, and South Asia (January 31) and
Latin America and the Middle East (February 1).

Come with your toughest questions and be prepared to learn new perspectives and
creative ideas for encouraging classroom discussion each of these intriguing
regions.


An Interdisciplinary Look at Mexican Culture, Film, and Theatre

Saturday, January 27, 2007 • 10:00 AM

McCullough Theatre, UT Performing Arts Center


Introduction to the Middle East

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Region XIII ESC, Austin


Staff Development

Tuesday, January 9, 2007 • 9:00 AM

San Benito High School, San Benito, TX


Staff Development

Monday, January 8, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Pace High School, Brownsville, TX