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2014-2015 Events

Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration

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Events for February 2015

Tell Me What You Think of Me

Feb 27, 8:00AM - 8:00AM
Tell Me What You Think of Me has been curated specifically for the University Galleries at Texas State University in support of this year's Common Experience topic, Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration.  It seeks to pull back the lens on the topic of interrogation to open a dialog on diversity and culture within a broader global context by looking at the larger stereotypes of culture from the Latin American perspective, projected onto the Unites States identity.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
The University Galleries
Contact:
Mary Mikel Stump, 512.245.2664
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NAACP Black History Month Poetry Competition

Feb 27, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
The NAACP Poetry Competition is meant to have poets compete on topics related to African-Americans and Black History.
Location:
Centennial Hall (CENT); Teaching Theatre
Cost:
$7
Campus Sponsor:
Office of Disability Services and the Texas State University Chapter of NAACP Unit 6871-B
Contact:
Stephen Rollins, 832-808-8567
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Tell Me What You Think of Me

Feb 28, 8:00AM - 8:00AM
Tell Me What You Think of Me has been curated specifically for the University Galleries at Texas State University in support of this year's Common Experience topic, Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration.  It seeks to pull back the lens on the topic of interrogation to open a dialog on diversity and culture within a broader global context by looking at the larger stereotypes of culture from the Latin American perspective, projected onto the Unites States identity.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
The University Galleries
Contact:
Mary Mikel Stump, 512.245.2664
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Events for March 2015

Tell Me What You Think of Me

Mar 01, 8:00AM - 8:00AM
Tell Me What You Think of Me has been curated specifically for the University Galleries at Texas State University in support of this year's Common Experience topic, Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration.  It seeks to pull back the lens on the topic of interrogation to open a dialog on diversity and culture within a broader global context by looking at the larger stereotypes of culture from the Latin American perspective, projected onto the Unites States identity.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
The University Galleries
Contact:
Mary Mikel Stump, 512.245.2664
[add to your calendar]

Seguir Adelante - Moving Forward

Mar 03, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Seguir Adelante - Moving Forward Culturally responsive mental health practices for Spanish-speaking Hispanic origin clients.

Gilberto Perez, Hr. launched Bienvenido Community Solutions, LLC, and agency that works with community-based organizations, health centers churches, correctional systems, and mental health centers to implement the Bienvenido Mental Health curriculum.  Bienvenido Community Solutions builds bridges between immigrants and the dominant culture.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Lecture Series, School of Social Work, College of Applied Arts, Center for Children and Families, and Honors College
Contact:
Catherine Hawkins , 512.245.2592
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Symposium: De-Segregating Education in Texas

Mar 05, 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Symposium: De-Segregating Education in TexasBuilding on the anniversaries of the desegregation of Southwest Texas State College in 1963 and the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Higher Education Act of 1965, this symposium brings together scholars from across the country to explore the topic of segregation and integration in higher education.   



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
The Common Experience, Office of Equity and Access, The History Department, Office of the Provost, AT&T
Contact:
Diann McCabe, 512.245.2209
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Education of the Oppressed: Teaching Knowers They Know

Mar 30, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Education of the Oppressed: Teaching Knowers They KnowA program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room (Comal 116).  For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters.
Location:
Cost:
ree
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
JoAnn Carson , 512.245.3143
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Voices of Afghan Women

Mar 31, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Voices of Afghan WomenA program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room (Comal 116).  For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters.
Location:
Cost:
116
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
JoAnn Carson , 512.245.3143
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Events for April 2015

“You must not do it anymore:” Leonard Cohen, Songs of Freedom, Protest, and Rebellion

Apr 01, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
“You must not do it anymore:” Leonard Cohen, Songs of Freedom, Protest, and RebellionA program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room (Comal 116).  For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters.
Location:
Cost:
116
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
JoAnn Carson , 512.245.3143
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The Freedom Riders Screening

Apr 01, 7:00PM - 9:30PM
The Freedom Riders ScreeningA screening of Stanley Nelson's Award-Winning Documentary, The Freedom Riders, which follows the plight of Civil Rights Activists in their attempts to desegregate the interstate busing system in the South
Location:
Centennial Hall (CENT); Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Seminar
Contact:
Keith Needham, 512.245.7657
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Women Wage Peace, Jane Addams at The Hague, 1915

Apr 02, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Women Wage Peace, Jane Addams at The Hague, 1915A program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room (Comal 116).  For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department
Contact:
JoAnn Carson , 512.245.3143
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Tomlinson Hill: The story of sons of slaves and sons of slaveholders, and the story of America

Apr 07, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Tomlinson Hill: The story of sons of slaves and sons of slaveholders, and the story of AmericaA program of as many as 40 presentations each semester, this unique series of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions, is held in the Dialogue Room (Comal 116).  For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy Department and The Common Experience
Contact:
JoAnn Carson , 512.245.3143
[add to your calendar]

Alkek Library Film Series Presents: Fruitvale Station

Apr 23, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Alkek Library Film Series Presents: Fruitvale StationComplementing the 2014-2015 Common Experience theme - Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration. 
This film is based on the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant, a young African-American man who was killed by a police officer at the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in Oakland, California in 2009. Free food and beverages will be provided.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Alkek Library
Contact:
Robert Gutierrez, 512.245.3886
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