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New UT Events Calendar to Launch in January 2014

Event submissions via Know Events has been retired effective December 20, 2013. University Communications is implementing a new events calendar in January 2014. The new site is located at calendar.utexas.edu.

To Submit An Event

Students Representing A Student Organization:
Please go to Hornslink to submit an event. Instructions on how to submit an event using Hornslink can be found on the Dean of Students website.

Other Students, Faculty, and Staff:
Please visit the new UT Events Calendar to submit an event. Instructions on how to submit an event to the new UT Events Calendar can be found on the University Communications website.

Events may still be submitted automatically to the new UT Events Calendar through a standards-compliant RSS or iCal feed. Please consult the UT Events Calendar Documentation for more information.

Current recipients of the Know Events email newsletter will continue to receive events listings once the transition has been made.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this transition, please contact Bryan Christian, Manager of User Experience, at bryan.christian@utexas.edu.

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March 1, 2012
Time:7-9 p.m.
Description:Rinku Sen, a national leader in the racial justice movement, delivers a talk titled "Creating Spaces of Belonging: Reflections on Community, Culture and Conflict." Sen is the author of "Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing," and "The Accidental American," a book about Moroccan immigrant Fekkak Mamdouh, who co-founded the Restaurant Opportunities Center in the aftermath of September 11.

Sen is president and executive director of the Applied Research Center and the publisher of Colorlines.com. She is a columnist at the Huffington Post and a frequent commentator in print and broadcast media.

Prior to ARC, Sen held various leadership roles at the Center for Third World Organizing and was named one of Utne Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World" in 2008. She is a native of India who grew up in the northeastern factory towns and learned to speak English in a two-room schoolhouse.

The suggested $5 donation at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds) will benefit 5604 Manor, a progressive community center.
Location:St. James' Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Road, Austin
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Robert W Jensen | 512-471-1990
Sponsor:Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
Admission:Free; donation optional
Parking:Free onsite
Categories:Arts & Humanities, Business & Law, Everyone, Lifestyle & Community
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