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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



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



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