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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

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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

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April 30, 2013
Time:7-8 p.m.
Harry Ransom Lecture: Kevin Powers
In partnership with the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation's Mayor's Book Club, the University Co-op and the Harry Ransom Center present Kevin Powers, author of the critically acclaimed war novel "The Yellow Birds," in conversation with Michener Center director Jim Magnuson. A book signing follows. Doors open 6:30 p.m., 6:20 for members.

Powers joined the army at the age of 17, later serving a year as a machine gunner in Mosul and Tal Afar, Iraq, in 2004 and 2005. After his honorable discharge, he enrolled in Virginia Commonwealth University, where he graduated in 2008 with a B.A. in English. He holds an M.F.A. from The University of Texas at Austin, where he was a Michener Fellow in Poetry. This is his first novel.

Doors open at 6:20 p.m. for members and at 6:30 p.m. for the general public. Members must present their membership cards for priority entry; one seat per membership card. Members arriving after 6:30 p.m. will join the general queue.
Location:AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center (ATT), amphitheater
Contact:Alicia M Dietrich | 512-232-3667
Sponsor:University Co-op
Admission:Free and open to the public
Parking:Complimentary parking for Ransom Center members at University Co-op garage (23rd & San Antonio)
Categories:Everyone, Lecture/talk, Reading
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