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March 2021

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until March 31
Location:
Texas State Galleries
Joann Cole Mitte Building
233 West Sessom Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
; Gallery 1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Director, Texas State Galleries
mkh102@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries
Official Common Experience Exhibition
 
Exploring what photography historian George Baker has referred to as “photography’s expanded field,” Modern Societies I operates in the liminal format of a moving still image — a play on the genre of still life or nature morte. The video work marks a departure from a technique that Esther Choi began exploring nearly fifteen years ago, wherein the artist photographed “post-natural materials” using medium and large format cameras, and then pieced the photographs together by digitally weaving them to create a pictorial surface of continuous landscapes.

Choi’s Modern Societies I is an allegory of a moment: created out of a sense of limbo during the pandemic, the piece incorporates sculpture and photography as methods of description intended to mirror the indeterminacy of a contemporary state of being, between entropy, ruin, fecundity, and new life.

This art exhibition is on view from January 19 to April 11, 2021.
 
Texas State Galleries Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Texas State Galleries Website
txstgalleries.org
more about event

until March 31
Location:
Texas State Galleries
Joann Cole Mitte Building
233 West Sessom Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
; Gallery 1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Director, Texas State Galleries
mkh102@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries
Official Common Experience Exhibition
 
Natural and artificial. Physical and virtual. Imagined and real. Private and public. Speaker and receiver. Thinking in terms of binary oppositions, though common, seems distinctly unnatural to human behavior, which is more dynamic than static or fixed.
 
States of Flux visualizes how these dichotomies are increasingly being blurred and dismantled in the work of four artists: Daniel Gray, Sarah Knobel, Jonathan McFadden, and Bobby Scheidemann, all of whom are graduates of the School of Art and Design at Texas State University. Together their works tackle the tension between such oppositions, and represent the spectrum of intermittent rhythms between them.
 
States of Flux is curated by Caroline Frost, a senior art history student at Texas State University and Summer 2019 Texas State Galleries Intern.
 
This art exhibition is on view from January 19 to April 11, 2021.
 
Texas State Galleries Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Texas State Galleries Website
txstgalleries.org
more about event

until March 31
Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall 407
; 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Riley Taber
Gallery of the Common Experience
rileytaber@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Gallery of the Common Experience, Honors College, Common Experience
Official Common Experience Exhibition
Gallery of the Common Experience

 
Chronicling the history and future of photography, this exhibition dynamically captures the infinite iterations of the human form through alternative photography including numerous photographic techniques, from cyanotypes to analog format film. Photo by Jacob Hernandez.
 
This photo exhibition is on view from September 17, 2020 to January 22, 2021.
 
Website
Gallery of the Common Experience
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Human Worth in Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilych
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Meaning and the Emergence of Consciousness in an Evolving Universe
 
Presenters
• Devin Granado, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
When Medical Professionals Treat Patients as Objects
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Meaning, Purpose, and the Brain
 
Presenters
• Madison Rhodes, dialogue student
• Aidan Ross, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Harlan Ballard
Office of Disability Services
h_b168@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Office of Disability Services
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Free Eventbrite Registration Coming Soon
 
This event will provide an opportunity for stakeholders working on mental health issues to discuss coping and other helping mechanisms. Panel participants include representatives from the Office of Disability Services, the Student Health Center, the Counseling Center, the Department of History, the School of Social Work and the Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (CLAS). The discussion will center on social justice, the current political climate, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Through communication of experience and skills we can lay a foundation for all to weather this new normal.

As members of a diverse and inclusive educational community, we aim to preserve and promote a pattern of health and wellness, both mental and physical, through healthy and robust dialogue. By contemplating the driving forces that affect mental health, we aim to make sense of this unique era we are living in and give students the platform to orient themselves in a rapidly changing college experience.

If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office of Disability Services at (512) 245-3451 or ods@txstate.edu at least 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Environmental Injustice and Health
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Applied Ethics and Environmental Concerns
 
Presenters
• Josef Mathews, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Ethics for Environmentalists
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event

Location:
Online event; free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Marc A. Wallace
Department of Political Science
maw301@txstate.edu
512.245.3269
Campus Sponsor:
Discouse in Democracy and the Department of Political Science
Official Common Experience Event
Discourse in Democracy Series

 
» Free Registration Required (link coming soon)
 
Texas Blackout of 2021: What Went Wrong? 
 

James Cargas will expand on his recent article, "Texas Blackout of 2021 Was Primarily a Human Failure," in Washington Monthly magazine. Cargas is an energy and sustainability attorney in Houston and the President of New Energy LLC which is registered with Public Utilities Commission of Texas as an energy broker.
more about event
Location:
Online event, registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Leslie Garrett
College of Liberal Arts
lg33@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
College of Liberal Arts
Official Common Experience Event
College of Liberal Arts Salon Series

 
» Registration Required
 
The College of Liberal Arts presents an evening with Spanish faculty Dr. Sharon Keefe Ugalde and Dr. Catherine Jaffe. During this event, Drs. Keefe Ugalde and Jaffe will be discussing their research on Spanish women from the Enlightenment to the Twentieth Century.

Dr. Sharon Keefe Ugalde is a university distinguished professor in the Department of Modern Languages and the Coordinator of the Spanish Division. She focuses on 20th and 21st century poetry of Spain written by women. Her publications include Ophelia: Shakespeare and Gender in Contemporary Spain (2020), En voz alta. Las poetas de las generaciones de los 50 y los 70 (2007), Conversaciones y poemas. La nueva poesía femenina española en castellano (1991), Gabriel Celaya (1978), edited volumes on Juana Castro, María Victoria Atencia, and Ángel González, and more than 90 scholarly articles. She is the recipient of several awards, including Texas State’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activity on two occasions.

Dr. Catherine Jaffe is Professor of Spanish at Texas State University and also teaches in the Honors College. Dr. Jaffe's research interests in modern Spanish and comparative literature focus on 18th century women writers, the Enlightenment, feminism, translation, and quixotism. Her books include The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment (2020), María Lorenza de los Ríos, marquesa de Fuerte-Híjar: vida y obra de una escritora del siglo de las Luces (2019), and Eve’s Enlightenment: Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America, 1726-1839 (2009). She is currently working on a collective volume, Society Women and Enlightened Charity in Spain: the Junta de Damas de Honor y Mérito, 1787-1823.
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
2nd Annual Ethics Lecture and Panel Discussion
Philosophy of Technology/Pragmatism/Sustainability:
Reflections Inspired by the Philosophy of Larry Hickman

 
Presenters
• Paul Thompson, Michigan State University
• Ken Stikkers, Southern Illinois University
• Larry Hickman, Southern Illinois University
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Toward an Ethic of Sustainability
 
Presenters
• John Fulbright, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Harlan Ballard
Office of Disability Services
h_b168@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Office of Disability Services
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Free Eventbrite Registration Coming Soon
 
By challenging misconceptions and myths around epilepsy we are empowering our students to begin a pattern of growth and change that will alter their understanding of epilepsy and inform future interactions with individuals who have epilepsy. This training will be led by Jessica Strom of the Epilepsy Foundation’s Central and South Texas branch. Participants are encouraged to come with questions and be actively engaged in the presentation activities.
 
This event promotes social responsibility in our students by detailing skills in advocacy and communication etiquette, constructs knowledge by challenging participants’ previous perceptions about epilepsy, and gives the participants the skills to properly handle a crisis related to an epileptic seizure.
 
If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office of Disability Services at (512) 245-3451 or ods@txstate.edu at least 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy; Sustainability Studies; and the Departments of Biology, Political Science, Geography, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Sociology
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
States of Confinement and Ecological Violence:
Incarceration and the Struggle for Environmental Justice
 
Presenters
• David Pellow, UC Santa Barbara
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event; free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Laura Jones
Career Services
laura.jones@txstate.edu
512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services, Institutional Inclusive Excellence
Official Common Experience Event
Company Culture Series

 
» Free Registration Required via Jobs4Cats (Handshake)
 
March 24: Womxn in the Workplace

This event will highlight women in the workplace, featuring the personal journeys of our panelists in learning how to bring your authentic self to the work environment. Ask questions and connect with them to help build your own professional network.
 
About the Company Culture Series
This series of panels is designed to help you learn how to navigate your workplace Identity as you begin your lifelong career journey.
more about event

Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Political Pulse
 
Note: This late-night event begins at 11 p.m.
 
Presenters
• Carrie Crisp, Department of Philosophy
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
The Phenomenology of Forms: Plato Revisited
 
Presenters
• James Attwood, dialogue graduate student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Phenomenology of Bluffing
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event

April 2021

until April 29
Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall 407
; 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Riley Taber
Gallery of the Common Experience
rileytaber@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Gallery of the Common Experience, Honors College, Common Experience
Official Common Experience Exhibition
Gallery of the Common Experience

 
Chronicling the history and future of photography, this exhibition dynamically captures the infinite iterations of the human form through alternative photography including numerous photographic techniques, from cyanotypes to analog format film. Photo by Jacob Hernandez.
 
This photo exhibition is on view from September 17, 2020 to January 22, 2021.
 
Website
Gallery of the Common Experience
more about event

until April 11
Location:
Texas State Galleries
Joann Cole Mitte Building
233 West Sessom Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
; Gallery 1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Director, Texas State Galleries
mkh102@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries
Official Common Experience Exhibition
 
Exploring what photography historian George Baker has referred to as “photography’s expanded field,” Modern Societies I operates in the liminal format of a moving still image — a play on the genre of still life or nature morte. The video work marks a departure from a technique that Esther Choi began exploring nearly fifteen years ago, wherein the artist photographed “post-natural materials” using medium and large format cameras, and then pieced the photographs together by digitally weaving them to create a pictorial surface of continuous landscapes.

Choi’s Modern Societies I is an allegory of a moment: created out of a sense of limbo during the pandemic, the piece incorporates sculpture and photography as methods of description intended to mirror the indeterminacy of a contemporary state of being, between entropy, ruin, fecundity, and new life.

This art exhibition is on view from January 19 to April 11, 2021.
 
Texas State Galleries Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Texas State Galleries Website
txstgalleries.org
more about event

until April 11
Location:
Texas State Galleries
Joann Cole Mitte Building
233 West Sessom Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
; Gallery 1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Director, Texas State Galleries
mkh102@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries
Official Common Experience Exhibition
 
Natural and artificial. Physical and virtual. Imagined and real. Private and public. Speaker and receiver. Thinking in terms of binary oppositions, though common, seems distinctly unnatural to human behavior, which is more dynamic than static or fixed.
 
States of Flux visualizes how these dichotomies are increasingly being blurred and dismantled in the work of four artists: Daniel Gray, Sarah Knobel, Jonathan McFadden, and Bobby Scheidemann, all of whom are graduates of the School of Art and Design at Texas State University. Together their works tackle the tension between such oppositions, and represent the spectrum of intermittent rhythms between them.
 
States of Flux is curated by Caroline Frost, a senior art history student at Texas State University and Summer 2019 Texas State Galleries Intern.
 
This art exhibition is on view from January 19 to April 11, 2021.
 
Texas State Galleries Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Texas State Galleries Website
txstgalleries.org
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Foolin’ Around:  Humor and Play as Human Phenomena
 
Presenters
• Nathan Hagman, dialogue student
• Nathan Vila, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Dana Fitzpatrick
Institutional Inclusive Excellence – Student Initiatives
daf88@txstate.edu
512.245.3845
Campus Sponsor:
Black Men United, Institutional Inclusive Excellence – Student Initiatives
Official Common Experience Event
Black History Month Event presented by Institutional Inclusive Excellence – Student Initiatives

Note: This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 18, 2021.
 
» Free Registration Required
 
Black Men United is proud to host the 2nd Annual Black History Month Trivia Bowl. Teams representing Black student organizations will compete against each other in multiple rounds of questions with live commentary and results. The event will be aired online via Zoom and will feature short commercial breaks between rounds. Viewers will have opportunities to participate as well.
 
Website
Black History Month 2021
more about event

Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Trust
 
Presenters
• Workplace Ethics Students
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Feminism and Care Ethics
 
Presenters
• Mia Ciaramitaro, dialogue student
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online event, registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Harlan Ballard
Office of Disability Services
h_b168@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Office of Disability Services
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Free Eventbrite Registration Coming Soon
 
During this presentation, participants will learn about autism and other spectrum disorders. Presenters will examine characteristics of autism, provide tips on interacting with students who have autism, and discuss best practices in assisting these students navigate higher education. Participants will increase their understanding and awareness of issues faced by college students on the autism scale. Presenters will examine characteristics of Autism, provide tips on interacting with these students, and discuss best practices in assisting students navigate higher education.
 
As members of a diverse and inclusive educational community, we aim to preserve and promote a pattern of health and wellness, both mental and physical, through healthy and robust dialogue. This event promotes the common theme of dynamics by promoting understanding and awareness and by advocating a change in perceptions regarding Autism and other neurodiverse identities.
 
If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office of Disability Services at (512) 245-3451 or ods@txstate.edu at least 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
more about event

Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Director, Texas State Galleries
mkh102@txstate.edu
512.-245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Registration link coming soon
 
Esther Choi is a Canadian artist and architectural historian based in New York. Her interest in theories of space and human perception, which developed while pursuing her MFA at Concordia University, led her to study architectural history at Harvard University and, later, her Ph.D. at Princeton University. Her artistic work primarily examines how concepts of nature — and, by extension, beliefs about what is natural — are shaped by processes of modernization. Informed by her historical research, her practice typically involves the creation of sculptures and models used in photographic tableaux and moving image installations. She is also interested in experimental forms of institutional and cultural critique. Choi's work has been exhibited internationally and featured in T: The New York Times Style Magazine, 032C, and more. She is the author of the artist’s book Le Corbuffet (2019) and co-editor of Architecture at the Edge of Everything Else (2010) and Architecture Is All Over (2017).

Choi's Modern Societies I exhibition is on view at the Texas State Galleries from January 19 to April 11, 2021.
 
This event is made possible with support from the Art and Design Lecture Series in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University.

Texas State Galleries Website
txstgalleries.org
more about event
Location:
Online event, free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Official Common Experience Event
Philosophy Dialogue Series

 
» Free Registration via PDS Website (required)
 
Topic
Deliberative Dialogue on Rhetoric and Resistance: Beyond Slogans
 
Presenters
• Dialogue Class
 
About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.
 
Website
Philosophy Dialogue Series
more about event
Location:
Online, details TBA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Omari Souza
Communication Design Program
oas21@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Communication Design, Common Experience
Official Common Experience Event
 
This two-day virtual conference will provide networking, development, and career opportunities for young designers, with a focus on student designers of color. The event will be split into four categories: Honoring Our Ancestors, Honoring Our Present, Honoring the Diaspora, and Honoring Our Future. It will also feature a career fair, which intends to connect numerous designers of color to employers who seek to hire them. The career fair's success will be a targeted effort to increase diversity in professional practice. Simultaneously, the presentations will be a safe space where the intersection of race and practice overlap.
 
Confirmed Presenters:
Duwain Pinder, associate partner at McKinsey & Company
Shelly Murphy, Sr., graphic designer at McKinsey & Company
Pierce Gordon, Ph.D., Inaugural Innovation Fellow in Residence at Arkansas
Fonz Morris, lead product designer, Global Conversion @Netflix
Temi Coker, Adobe Design Fellow
Cheryl D. Holmes Miller
Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel
Angela Bains
Jennifer White-Johnson
Lauren Williams
Lauren Baeza, High Museum Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art​
Terri Mosses
Mallence Bart-Williams
Nwaka Onwusa, Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Monna Morton
Mitzi Okou, Where are the black designers?
Heatherlee Nguyen, Black Ignite
The Hue Design Collective
more about event
Location:
Online, details TBA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Omari Souza
Communication Design Program
oas21@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Communication Design, Common Experience
Official Common Experience Event
 
This two-day virtual conference will provide networking, development, and career opportunities for young designers, with a focus on student designers of color. The event will be split into four categories: Honoring Our Ancestors, Honoring Our Present, Honoring the Diaspora, and Honoring Our Future. It will also feature a career fair, which intends to connect 1,000 designers of color to employers who seek to hire them. The career fair's success will be a targeted effort to increase diversity in professional practice. Simultaneously, the presentations will be a safe space where the intersection of race and practice overlap.
 
Confirmed Presenters:
Duwain Pinder, associate partner at McKinsey & Company
Shelly Murphy, Sr., graphic designer at McKinsey & Company
Pierce Gordon, Ph.D., Inaugural Innovation Fellow in Residence at Arkansas
Fonz Morris, lead product designer, Global Conversion @Netflix
Temi Coker, Adobe Design Fellow
Cheryl D. Holmes Miller
Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel
Angela Bains
Jennifer White-Johnson
Lauren Williams
Lauren Baeza, High Museum Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art​
Terri Mosses
Mallence Bart-Williams
Nwaka Onwusa, Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Monna Morton
Mitzi Okou, Where are the black designers?
Heatherlee Nguyen, Black Ignite
The Hue Design Collective
more about event
Location:
Online event; free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Laura Jones
Career Services
laura.jones@txstate.edu
512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services, Institutional Inclusive Excellence
Official Common Experience Event
Company Culture Series

 
» Free Registration Required via Jobs4Cats (Handshake)
 
April 13: Latinx Identities

This event will highlight Latinx identities in the workplace, featuring the personal journeys of our panelists in learning how to bring your authentic self to the work environment. Ask questions and connect with them to help build your own professional network.
 
About the Company Culture Series
This series of panels is designed to help you learn how to navigate your workplace Identity as you begin your lifelong career journey.
more about event
Location:
Online only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle
Honors College
ugresearch@txstate.edu
512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Official Common Experience Event
 
15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
and Honors Thesis Forum

 
The Honors College at Texas State invites invites undergraduates to present research in a virtual forum. Thesis presentations, course projects, and independent research papers are welcome.
 
This event is open to all undergraduates at Texas State. Participants are required to submit an asynchronous presentation, and haver the option to request a synchronous session. Abstract submissions due by March 29.
 
Website
Honors Thesis Forum and Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)
more about event
Location:
Online only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle
Honors College
ugresearch@txstate.edu
512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Official Common Experience Event
 
15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
and Honors Thesis Forum

 
The Honors College at Texas State invites invites undergraduates to present research in a virtual forum. Thesis presentations, course projects, and independent research papers are welcome.
 
This event is open to all undergraduates at Texas State. Participants are required to submit an asynchronous presentation, and haver the option to request a synchronous session. Abstract submissions due by March 29.
 
Website
Honors Thesis Forum and Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)
more about event
Location:
Online only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle
Honors College
ugresearch@txstate.edu
512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Official Common Experience Event
 
15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
and Honors Thesis Forum

 
The Honors College at Texas State invites invites undergraduates to present research in a virtual forum. Thesis presentations, course projects, and independent research papers are welcome.
 
This event is open to all undergraduates at Texas State. Participants are required to submit an asynchronous presentation, and haver the option to request a synchronous session. Abstract submissions due by March 29.
 
Website
Honors Thesis Forum and Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)
more about event

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About Starred Events
A few events each year are included in the Common Experience as part of annual or ongoing partnerships that are not necessarily related to the theme. These events are recognized as key opportunities for common experiences that build community; they are designated with a Texas State star in their titles.