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Holiday Book Fair hosted by Humanities Texas

Saturday, December 11, 2010 • 10:00 AM

Historic Byrne-Reed House (15th and Rio Grande Streets)

Humanities Texas hosts holiday book sale at Byrne-Reed House


Fall 2010 class end

Friday, December 3, 2010

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Talk: “NGO-Action: Rio’s Non-Profits in Music and Film”

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 • 3:30 PM

MRH 2.610

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Book Talk: Robert Perkinson presents his book on the prison system

Monday, November 22, 2010 • 3:00 PM

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield Room), UT Law School, Level Two

Detail from book jacket


Talk: "Bodies and Ruins: Imagining the Bombing of Germany, 1945-Present"

Thursday, November 18, 2010 • 8:00 PM

AT&T Conference Center's Carillon Mezzanine, PDR 4

Prof. Crew will speak about the 1945 bombing of Germany

Beyond El Barrio Symposium and Book Signing

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 6:00 PM

SJH 207 AB, San Jacinto Conference Center

Beyond El Barrio

Spike Lee to screen, discuss latest documentary, "If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise"

Sunday, November 14, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, LBJ Library and Museum



Fall Leadership Lecture Series features H.W. Brands

Thursday, November 11, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, basement level of LBJ School of Public Affairs

Prof. Brands to give LBJ leadership lecture



Film Screening: "When I Rise"

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 • 6:00 PM

GAR 0.102

Documentary about Barbara Smith Conrad

Barbara Smith Conrad; Photo courtesy of Alpheus Media

Talk: "The Future of Capital Punishment in America"

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Belo Mansion & Pavilion, 2101 Ross Ave., Dallas, Texas

Prof. David M. Oshinsky

Lecture: "The 'Pre-Colombian' Era of Drug Trafficking in the Americas: Cocaine, 1945-1973"

Thursday, October 28, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502

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Talk: "Asylum Rights between Left and Right: The German Case"

Monday, October 25, 2010 • 3:30 PM

UT Law School, TNH 2.111 (Sheffield Room)

Dr. Lora Wildenthal


Gender Symp: "Rebecca Couch's Pan-Mississippi Journey"

Friday, October 22, 2010 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Talk: "Cooling the Land: Environment and History in Africa"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 • 3:30 PM

GAR 1.102

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IHS Symp.: New monograph on Civil War

Friday, October 15, 2010 • 1:00 PM

GAR 4.100

Prof. Dave Bowman's monograph,




Conf: Cold War Cultures - four-day event

Thursday, September 30, 2010

University of Texas campus

Cold War Cultures Conference; Keynote by Dr. Greg Grandin

Panel on Mexico's Independence

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 • 3:30 PM

UT Student Union, Eastwoods Room 2.102

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Gender Symp.: "Gender at Work" panel

Thursday, September 23, 2010 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102

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Lecture: Africa Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Barbara Harlow

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 • 7:00 PM

JES A121A

Prof. Barbara Harlow


Normandy Scholar Program hosts table at Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 • 10:00 AM

Gregory Gym Plaza

Semester-end trip to visit WWII sites in Europe

University closed for Labor Day

Monday, September 6, 2010

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Fall 2010 classes begin

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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"Gone to Texas" welcomes new students

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 • 8:30 PM

Main Mall

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Graduate student & faculty reception

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 • 5:00 PM

GAR 1.102

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Teaching Assistant Orientation

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1.102

Garrison Hall auditorium

Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1.102

Graduate Advisor James Sidbury, Garrison Hall entrance

Humanities Texas: Summer Teacher Institutes

Sunday, June 6, 2010

LBJ Library and Museum

Only lecture that is free and open to the public is by Professor H.W. Brands, Sunday, June 6

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Summer 2010 classes begin

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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University-wide Spring Commencement

Saturday, May 22, 2010 • 8:00 PM

Main Mall in front of the Tower

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Department of History Spring Graduation 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010 • 6:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

Prof. Bryant

Panel: "Many Mexicos, 1810-2010: Texas and the Mexican Independence Movement"

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 • 6:00 PM

Mexican American Cultural Center, 601 River Street

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Lecture: "Memoirs of a Mujaheed"

Monday, May 3, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Texas Governors' Room 3.116

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TV appearance: Dr. Daina Berry appears on NBC "Who Do You Think You Are?"

Friday, April 30, 2010 • 7:00 PM

NBC TV channel

Prof. Daina Berry to appear on NBC show

Littlefield Lectures #2: Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed

Friday, April 30, 2010 • 11:00 AM

WCH 1.120

Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed to give Littlefield Lectures

Littlefield Lectures #1: Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed

Thursday, April 29, 2010 • 5:30 PM

AT&T Executive Education and Convention Center Auditorium

Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed to give Littlefield Lectures

Concert: Tardeada de Acordión

Thursday, April 29, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Suite 3.502

Joel Guzman, J.J. Barrera, and Santiago Jimenez, Jr.




Lecture: "Some Measure of Justice: Re-Examining the Holocaust Era Restitution Campaign of the 1990s"

Thursday, April 22, 2010 • 6:00 PM

School of Law, Eidman Courtroom

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Book Reading: "Cradle of Gold" by 2nd-year grad student Christopher Heaney

Saturday, April 17, 2010 • 3:00 PM

BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Boulevard

Christopher Heaney to give reading from 1st book

IHS Conf.: Independence and Decolonization—DAY 3

Saturday, April 17, 2010 • 9:00 AM

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center

IHS hosts

IHS Conf.: Independence and Decolonization—DAY 2

Friday, April 16, 2010 • 8:45 AM

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center

IHS hosts

IHS Conf.: Independence and Decolonization—DAY 1

Thursday, April 15, 2010 • 3:30 PM

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center

IHS hosts

Symp.: "Many Mexicos, 1810-2010: Independence, Revolution, and Nation-State Formation in Mexico"

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Sinclair Suite, Texas Union 3.128

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Lecture: "Hard of Hearing: Acoustic Legacies and Public Policies"

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.101





Rethinking Iranian Nationalism—DAY 2

Saturday, April 3, 2010 • 8:30 AM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Room 202

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Rethinking Iranian Nationalism—DAY 1

Friday, April 2, 2010 • 8:30 AM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Room 202

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Discussion: "Nietzsche, Stöker, and the 'New Ethic'"

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 • 3:00 PM

PAR 310



Africa Conf.: Women, Gender and Sexualities in Africa—DAY 3

Sunday, March 28, 2010 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union

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Africa Conf.: Women, Gender and Sexualities in Africa—DAY 2

Saturday, March 27, 2010 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union

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British Scholar Conf.—DAY 3

Saturday, March 27, 2010 • 9:00 AM

Harry Ransom Center

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Friday Tech Forum: East European Jewish History and ASL Online

Friday, March 26, 2010 • 3:00 PM

MEZ B0.306




British Scholar Conf.—DAY 2

Friday, March 26, 2010 • 8:30 AM

Harry Ransom Center

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Lecture: CMAS Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010 • 4:00 PM

San Jacinto Conference Center 207AB




British Scholar Conf.—DAY 1

Thursday, March 25, 2010 • 1:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center

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Gender Symp: "From the 'Gayborhood' to the Small Town"

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 3:00 PM

GAR 2.112

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Gender Symp: "A Tale of Two Scandals: Sexual and Legal conflict in France and French Algeria"

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite 3.128

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IHS Conf.: 1763 – Temptations of empire in the British World during the decade after the Seven Years' War—DAY 1

Thursday, February 25, 2010

DAY 1: AT&T Conference Center; DAY 2: GAR 4.100



Dept. Faculty Retreat

Friday, February 19, 2010 • 8:30 AM

AT&T Conference Center


Book signing: "Beyond the Latino World War II Hero"

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 4:00 PM

El Mercado Uptown, 1702 Lavaca St., Austin, Texas 78701

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Gender Symp: "The Battle of the Century Is Lipstick versus Elbow Grease"

Friday, February 12, 2010 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.122

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CANCELLED!! Lecture: "Cooling the Land: Environment and History in Africa"

Thursday, February 11, 2010 • 3:30 PM

GAR 1.102

Prof. Gregory Maddox to give lecture:


Symposium: "Seaborne Renaissance: Global Exchanges and Religion in Early Modernity"

Saturday, February 6, 2010 • 9:15 AM

Harry Ransom Center, Prothro Theater



Conf.: Law Sch. hosts judicial biography and Supreme Court conf.

Friday, January 29, 2010 • 9:00 AM

UT School of Law, Eidman Courtroom


Conf: Women’s Autobiography in Islamic Societies: Defining the Genre

Thursday, January 28, 2010 • 8:00 AM

GEB 3.312 & WCH 4.118



Spring 2010 classes begin

Tuesday, January 19, 2010


American Historical Association annual convention

Thursday, January 7, 2010

San Diego, Calif.