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Winter Break Schedule

Monday December 24, 2007

Paul Woodruff speaks about the "Vision for Core Curriculum"

Thursday December 13, 2007 12:00 PM • McCombs School of Business (CBA), 3.304

Final Exams

Wednesday December 12, 2007

Book Signing: "Party Pieces" by English Professor Alan Friedman

Monday December 10, 2007 5:00 PM • Follett's Intellectual Property, 24th and Guadalupe

Fall Commencement 2007

Saturday December 8, 2007 6:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center

Orange Santa Gift Drive Concludes with Holiday Sing-along

Friday December 7, 2007 12:00 PM • Main Building, West Mall Steps

John L. Warfield Memorial

Friday December 7, 2007 6:30 PM • University of Texas, Joe C. Thompson Conference Center Auditorium

Lecture Examines Liberal Arts Curriculum

Thursday December 6, 2007 6:00 PM • Avaya Auditorium, ACES building

Symposium: Sustaining Performance under Stress

Tuesday December 4, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin

Performing Blackness Show Highlights Female Blues Musicians

Friday November 30, 2007 8:00 PM • Winship Drama Building (WIN), Room 2.180

Journalist Discusses Women in the North Caucasus

Thursday November 29, 2007 12:30 PM • Chicano Culture Room, Texas Union 4.206

Brown Bag Lunch Explores Use of Music Videos in Language Teaching

Wednesday November 28, 2007 12:00 PM • Mezes Hall, Room 2.126

Film Screening "No Turning Back"

Tuesday November 27, 2007 6:30 PM • Welch Hall (WEL) 1.316

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday November 22, 2007

Lecture "Managing Nuclear Waste: The Illogic of Reprocessing"

Tuesday November 20, 2007 5:00 PM • Texas Union Governors' Room, 3.116

Goldman Sachs Exec Discusses China's Economy

Monday November 19, 2007 5:00 PM • Etter-Harbin Alumni Center. 2110 San Jacinto.

Memorial for Professor Robert Dawson

Saturday November 17, 2007 4:00 PM • Protho Theater, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC)

Liberal Arts ITS 3rd Friday: Technology in the Classroom

Friday November 16, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall Basement Auditorium (B0.306)

Sen. Kirk Watson Discusses Texas Politics

Thursday November 15, 2007 3:30 PM • Dorothy Gebauer Hall (GEB) Room 3.312

Lecture Examines Ethnic Cleansing and Racism

Wednesday November 14, 2007 7:30 PM • Painter Hall, Room 2.48

Forbes Journalist Discusses "Reporting on Russia"

Monday November 12, 2007 12:30 PM • Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room, 4.206

Gallery Talk: "Love Letters," the Public Art of Charles White

Friday November 9, 2007 4:00 PM • ISESE Gallery, Jester Center

Former Presidential Aide Discusses "Executive Power Under Siege"

Thursday November 8, 2007 5:00 PM • Brown Room, 10th floor of the LBJ Library

Patrick Rosal: Poetry Reading and Book Signing

Tuesday November 6, 2007 6:30 PM • Burdine Hall (BUR) 116

Enron Whistleblower Discusses Ethical Leadership in the 21st Century

Monday November 5, 2007 7:00 PM • Connally Ballroom, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

Combs Discusses Revitalizing Comptroller's Office

Thursday November 1, 2007 3:30 PM • Dorothy Gebauer Hall (GEB) Room 3.312

Ransom Center Kicks Off Texas Book Festival with "Literary Austin" Event

Thursday November 1, 2007 7:00 PM • Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall

Lecture: "Who Controls the CIA? The Dangers of Outsourcing"

Thursday November 1, 2007 5:00 PM • Brown Room, LBJ Library

Screening: Independent Short Films by Women Make Movies

Tuesday October 30, 2007 6:30 PM • Calhoun 100

Kids Invited to Longhorn Halloween

Sunday October 28, 2007 2:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center

Liberal Arts Career Expo

Thursday October 25, 2007 11:00 AM • Texas Union Ballroom

Humanities Institute Lecture Series: Imagining the Human

Wednesday October 24, 2007 7:30 PM • Avaya Auditorium, ACES Building

Deadline: Apply to Graduate

Wednesday October 24, 2007

Brazil Week Explores Brazilian Culture, Current Affairs

Tuesday October 23, 2007 • Texas Governors' Room (3.116) and Texas Union Theatre

Liberal Arts Week 2007

Monday October 22, 2007 • Various locations

2007 Parents' Weekend

Friday October 19, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin campus

"Women and the Rise of the Welfare State in Argentina"

Friday October 19, 2007 11:00 AM • Texas Union, Chicano Room 4.206

Symptomatically Black: A Creolization of the Political

Friday October 19, 2007 3:00 PM • CAAAS Conference Room, Jester Center A232A

Liberal Arts ITS 3rd Friday

Friday October 19, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall Basement Auditorium (B0.306)

Conference: Asia in Latin America

Friday October 19, 2007 • ACE 2.302, Connally Room, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

POSTPONED: Former Presidential Aide Discusses "Executive Power Under Siege"

Thursday October 18, 2007 5:00 PM • Brown Room, 10th floor of the LBJ Library

Film Screening "Displaced in the New South"

Tuesday October 16, 2007 6:30 PM • Welch Hall (WEL) 1.316

Brown Bag Lunch: Mentoring the African American Student Athlete

Tuesday October 16, 2007 12:00 PM • Gregory Games Room

Campus Fusion Week

Monday October 15, 2007 • Various locations

"Globalization, the Welfare Gap, and the Rise of the Left in Latin America"

Friday October 12, 2007 12:00 PM • Batts 5.108

Brown Bag Lunch: Technologies for Language and Culture Studies

Friday October 12, 2007 12:00 PM • Mezes Hall (MEZ) Room 2.126

Speaker of the Texas House Candidate to Discuss State Politics

Thursday October 11, 2007 3:30 PM • Dorothy L. Gebauer Building, Room 3.312

Explore Your Future: Finding a Major and Career Workshop

Wednesday October 10, 2007 5:00 PM • GRG 234

History of Globalization - and the Globalization of History

Wednesday October 10, 2007 12:00 PM • Sid Richardson Hall (SRH) 3.111

Cesar Chavez Celebration, Statue Unveiling

Tuesday October 9, 2007 11:00 AM • Main Mall

University of Texas at Austin and Mexico Study South-of-the-Border Poverty, Social Policy

Friday October 5, 2007 10:30 AM • Texas Union Quadrangle Room (3.304)

Pavlovian Society of America 2007 Conference

Friday October 5, 2007 • Radisson Hotel

National Young Women's Day of Action

Friday October 5, 2007 12:00 PM • Glen Maloney Room, Student Services Building

Middle East Expert Discusses "Pitfalls in Democracy Promotion"

Thursday October 4, 2007 5:00 PM • LBJ Library, Brown Room

Talk Explores History of Animal Welfare Movement

Wednesday October 3, 2007 12:00 PM • E.P. Schoch Building (EPS) 1.128

Troy Kimmel Discusses Latest Meteorological Technology

Wednesday October 3, 2007 6:30 PM • J.J. Pickle Research Campus - Research Office Complex, Seminar Room 1.603

Global Challenges Conference Celebrates Strauss Center Launch

Wednesday October 3, 2007 2:30 PM • Thompson Conference Center Auditorium

Actors from the London Stage Present Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

Wednesday October 3, 2007 • B. Iden Payne Theater and Winedale Historical Center

Explore Your Future: Finding a Major and Career Workshop

Tuesday October 2, 2007 5:00 PM • GRG 234

Roundtable Discussion with Gregory Vincent

Monday October 1, 2007 12:00 PM • Main 212

"Gender, Technology, and the Girl's Gaze: Female Youth and Film Production"

Friday September 28, 2007 1:00 PM • Parlin 201

Address Examines Abu Ghraib, America's Prisons

Friday September 28, 2007 7:30 PM • Welch Hall (WEL) Room 2.304

Lecture: Oscar Wilde and the Masquerade of Victorian Culture

Thursday September 27, 2007 7:00 PM • Harry Ransom Center

Liberal Arts ITS 3rd Friday

Friday September 21, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall Basement Auditorium (B0.306)

Lecture: Space, Tourism, and Slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina

Friday September 21, 2007 3:00 PM • Jester Center A232A, 21st and Speedway

The Future is Now: the Hispanic Impact on American Politics and Government

Friday September 21, 2007 • Thompson Conference Center

Brazilian Film Series Screening: Vinicius

Friday September 21, 2007 8:00 PM • Texas Union Theatre

Lecture: "The Death Penalty in America: A Fading Practice?"

Wednesday September 19, 2007 6:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center

President's State of the University Address

Wednesday September 19, 2007 4:00 PM • Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall

Lecture: "Colored Men" and "Hombres Acqui"

Tuesday September 18, 2007 12:00 PM • Texas Union, Santa Rita Room

State of College Address

Wednesday September 12, 2007 3:00 PM • Texas Union, Santa Rita Room

Sekou Sundiata Memorial

Tuesday September 11, 2007 7:00 PM • St. James' Episcopal Church, 3701 E. Martin Luther King Blvd.

University Lecture Series Features Liberal Arts Faculty

Monday September 10, 2007 6:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center

Lecture: Beyond Today's Crisis: South Asia in 2015

Friday September 7, 2007 12:00 PM • Texas Union, Sinclair Room

Performing Blackness Series: The Book of Daniel

Thursday September 6, 2007 • Winship Drama Building, Oscar G. Brockett Theatre - 23rd and San Jacinto

First Day of Classes

Wednesday August 29, 2007

Gone to Texas: A Texas-Sized Welcome to All Students

Tuesday August 28, 2007 8:00 PM • South Mall and Main Building Plaza

Gone to Liberal Arts: Welcome Barbecue for New Students

Tuesday August 28, 2007 6:00 PM • Turtle Pond, Inner Campus Drive

MooovIn Hospitality Welcomes New Students

Friday August 24, 2007 • Participating residence halls

Shakespeare at Winedale Summer Season 2007

Wednesday July 18, 2007 • Winedale Historical Center, Round Top

Film Series: Slavic and East European Comedies

Wednesday July 11, 2007 • Geography Building (GRG), Rm. 102

Second Summer Term Classes Begin

Monday July 9, 2007

University Holiday: Independence Day

Wednesday July 4, 2007

South Asia Institute Hosts Texas Language Summit

Friday June 22, 2007 • Hyatt Regency Hotel

Film Series: Slavic and East European Comedies

Wednesday June 13, 2007 7:00 PM • Geography Building (GRG), Rm. 102

Liberal Arts ITS Faculty Training Workshops: Open Sessions

Monday June 11, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin campus

Teaching Conference Discusses Women's Role in World Studies

Tuesday June 5, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin campus

Professors Examine Race and Gender with Teachers Preparing for First Class at Ann Richards School

Friday June 1, 2007 8:30 AM • George I. Sanchez Building (SZB)

First Class of "Free Minds" Graduate This May; Program Introduces Liberal Arts to Low-Income Citizens

Monday May 21, 2007 7:00 PM • Prothro Theater at the Harry Ransom Center

2007 Spring Commencement

Friday May 18, 2007

Memorial Service Set for Gordon Bennett, Professor Who Studied China and Japan

Thursday May 17, 2007 1:00 PM • Trinity United Methodist Church, 600 E. 50th Street

Living Newspapers End-of-Year Showcase

Saturday May 12, 2007 7:00 PM • The Off Center, Rude Mechanical's performance warehouse, 2211-A Hidalgo Street

Second Annual Children's Shakespeare Festival

Tuesday May 8, 2007 11:30 AM • B. Iden Payne Theater, Winship Drama Building

Consul General Helps Celebrate History and Impact of Cinco de Mayo

Friday May 4, 2007 6:00 PM • Quadrangle Room, Texas Union (UNB) 3.304

46th Annual Staff Recognition Program and President's Reception

Thursday May 3, 2007 2:00 PM • The Texas Union Ballroom

Peace and Justice Day

Tuesday May 1, 2007 12:00 PM • MLK Statue, East Mall

Alejandro Escovedo, David Garza Celebrate Latin Music Month

Tuesday May 1, 2007 6:00 PM • Gibson Guitar Showroom (Penn Field), 3100 Congress Avenue

Professor Examines Internet's Effect on Asia's Identity

Monday April 30, 2007 3:30 PM • Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Shakespeare at Winedale's "Spring Festival of Play"

Saturday April 28, 2007 12:00 PM • Winedale Theater Barn

Afro-Mexico: Dancing Between Myth and Reality

Friday April 27, 2007 3:00 PM • CAAAS Conference Room, Jester Center A232

Famed Novelist Discusses Literature and Censorship in Putin's Russia

Friday April 27, 2007 3:00 PM • Lone Star Room, Texas Union 3.208

Latin American Demography Conference

Friday April 27, 2007 • Thompson Conference Center

Shakespeare Takes Center Stage at Winedale Events

Friday April 27, 2007 • Winedale Theater Barn

Professors Discuss Race in the Classroom

Thursday April 26, 2007 12:00 PM • Law School Auditorium, Townes Hall

Shakespeare Now! Series Features English Professors

Wednesday April 25, 2007 5:00 PM • Intellectual Property (24th and Guadalupe), 2nd Level

Child Development Center Book Drive

Wednesday April 25, 2007

Cattleman Discusses Doing Business with Fidel

Monday April 23, 2007 3:00 PM • Quadrangle Room, Texas Union 3.304

National Book Award Winner Discusses Ecological Concerns

Monday April 23, 2007 8:00 PM • Joynes Reading Room, Carothers Building

LAITS Third Friday

Friday April 20, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall Auditorium B0.306

Endowed Lecture Explores Chekhov Masterpiece

Thursday April 19, 2007 5:30 PM • UT Campus Club

Game Court 2007: Students Design Alternative, Non-violent Video Games

Thursday April 19, 2007 6:00 PM • Engineering Teaching Center (ETC), Room 2.136

Reception Highlights Sociology Prof.'s New Book: "Forbidden Fruit"

Tuesday April 17, 2007 5:00 PM • Follett's Intellectual Property, 2nd Floor

Former Ambassador Examines Nuclear Realities in North Korea

Monday April 16, 2007 5:00 PM • Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, Connally Banquet Hall

Liberal Arts Honors Day

Saturday April 14, 2007

A Country in Transition: Experts Review Mexican President's First 100 Days

Friday April 13, 2007 8:30 AM • Goldsmith Hall, Main Lecture Theater. (GOL 3.120)

Undergraduate Research Fair

Friday April 13, 2007

Donald D. Harrington Fellows to Present Research Symposium at Amarillo Club

Wednesday April 11, 2007 • Amarillo College, Concert Hall Theatre

Legislative Blogrolling: An Afternoon with Bloggers of Texas Politics

Wednesday April 11, 2007 3:30 PM • Dorothy L. Gebauer Building (GEB) 3.312

Lecture: Social Movements In Contemporary India

Monday April 9, 2007 3:30 PM • Will C. Hogg Building (WCH) Room 4.118

Yoruba Day

Friday April 6, 2007 12:00 PM • Jester Center A232A

Women's and Gender Studies Conference Explores New Research

Thursday April 5, 2007 8:00 AM • Walter Webb Hall (WWH), 2nd Floor, Campus Club

Seminar Looks at African Feminisms and Women's Spirituality

Wednesday April 4, 2007 12:00 PM • CAAAS Conference Room, Jester Center A232

Explore Your Future: Finding a Major and Career Workshop

Wednesday April 4, 2007 5:30 PM • Rainey Hall (HRH) 3.102A

Forum Explores Implications of Surveillance

Saturday March 31, 2007 9:00 AM • North Office Building-A (NOA), Room 1.126

Keep UT Hate Free Week

Monday March 26, 2007

Graduation Application Deadline

Monday March 26, 2007

Oshinsky, Buchanan Discuss Legacy of Watergate with Woodward and Bernstein

Friday March 23, 2007 2:00 PM • McCullough Theatre, Performing Arts Center

Conference Examines Health Behaviors in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Friday March 23, 2007 1:00 PM • Texas Union, Eastwoods Room 2.102

Liberal Arts ITS Third Friday

Friday March 23, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall B0.306

Afro-Latin America: Political Actions and Performance Legacies

Friday March 23, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin campus

Concert Features Russian Guitar Virtuosos

Thursday March 22, 2007 6:00 PM • Flawn Academic Center (FAC) 21

CANCELLED - Explore Your Future: Finding a Major and Career Workshop

Thursday March 22, 2007 5:30 PM • Benedict Hall (BEN) 1.122

Diaspora Talk Remembers Slaves Abused for Medical Research

Monday March 19, 2007 3:00 PM • Jester A232

Register for German Immersion Weekend

Friday March 16, 2007 • McKinney Falls State Park, Austin, TX

Brazil Center Hosts Open House for Cultural Minister, Musician Gilberto Gil

Wednesday March 14, 2007 12:00 PM • Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St. (outside on plaza)

Spring Break

Monday March 12, 2007

Dylan Thomas Prize Winner to Give Public Reading

Thursday March 8, 2007 7:00 PM • Calhoun Hall (CAL), Room 100

University to Test New Emergency Siren System

Wednesday March 7, 2007 11:50 AM

Chair of Texas Parent PAC to Discuss Public Education

Wednesday March 7, 2007 3:30 PM • Gebauer (GEB), Room 3.312

Explore UT: The Biggest Open House in Texas

Saturday March 3, 2007 11:00 AM • UT Campus

Undergrad Scholarship Deadline

Thursday March 1, 2007

Twenty-fifth Annual Texas State German Competition

Saturday February 24, 2007 • University of Texas at Austin campus

$10,000 Freshman Scholarship Deadline

Friday February 23, 2007

Conference on State Politics and Policy

Friday February 23, 2007 • Joe C. Thompson Conference Center (TCC)

Activist Conference Explores Public Education and Marginalization

Thursday February 22, 2007 • San Jacinto Conference Center

Live Web Cast: Conference Looks at NAFTA's Past, Present, Future

Thursday February 22, 2007 • Eidman Courtroom, UT Law School

Symposium on Endangered Languages of Amazonia

Friday February 16, 2007 • UTC 1.102, Mezes 1.120

Liberal Arts ITS Third Friday

Friday February 16, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall B0.306

Lecture: What We Can Learn from the Greeks

Thursday February 15, 2007 6:00 PM • Avaya Auditorium, ACES Building

Panel: Perspectives on Reproductive Health

Wednesday February 14, 2007 3:00 PM • Texas Union, Sinclair Suite 3.128

Lecture Examines Changes in Computers and Writing

Tuesday February 13, 2007 5:00 PM • FAC 9

Learn About Severe Weather Safety and Recognition

Saturday February 10, 2007 8:15 AM • Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Building - Big Tex Auditorium

Russia Day 2007

Saturday February 10, 2007 10:00 AM • Robert Lee Moore Hall (RLM) 4.102

Noted Cultural Historian to Speak About Air in Myth and Science

Thursday February 8, 2007 5:00 PM • Mezes Hall (MEZ) B0.306

Interdisciplinary Grantwriting Workshop

Monday February 5, 2007 12:00 PM • Gebauer (GEB), Room 3.312

27th Annual Student Conference on Latin America

Thursday February 1, 2007 • Thompson Conference Center

Lecture: "The Promise and Threat of South Asia"

Thursday February 1, 2007 3:30 PM • Batts 5.108

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday January 31, 2007 10:00 AM • Jester (JES) First Floor Concourse

Liberal Arts ITS Third Friday

Friday January 26, 2007 3:00 PM • Mezes Hall Auditorium B0.306

Veteran Senator John Whitmire Discusses 2007 Legislative Session

Wednesday January 24, 2007 3:30 PM • Dorothy L. Gebauer Building (GEB), Rm. 3.312

Panel Examines Life During and After Military Service

Wednesday January 24, 2007 6:00 PM • Texas Union, Santa Rita Room (3.502)

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "Water"

Tuesday January 23, 2007 7:00 PM • Calhoun Hall (CAL), Room 100

Public Service Set for Professor Robert Solomon

Saturday January 20, 2007 12:00 PM • Campus Club in Walter Webb Hall (WWH)

"Digital Identity" - A Discussion with Christoph Engemann

Thursday January 18, 2007 3:00 PM • ACES Building, Room 2.222