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CHSS Fall 2014 Events




Cultural Enrichment Center Events

October 15, 2014, "Language and Law Talk Series Becoming a Spanish Court Interpreter: A practical Introduction" 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 1099-North, Graciela Zozaya, Master Licensed Court Interpreter

October 21, 2014, "Understanding Drug-Related Spanish Slang along the Border" 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., location: N-1099. A talk by Dr. Rafael Saldívar Arreola

October 29, 2013, "Language and Law Talk Series: Plain Language and the Law" Lecture by Dr. Michael Dressman, Ph.D 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 420-North Presented by: Translation Minor and Spanish B.A. at UHD, the Cultural Enrichment Center, the Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the department of English. Contact Dr. Romero at romerore@uhd.edu for more information

Visit the Cultural Enrichment Events web site for more details.


O'Kane Theatre

October 31 - November 8, 2014, Performances of Little Shop of Horrors. See performance schedule.


Film Studies Minor Event

October 31, 2014, Halloween Horror Film Screening - Carnival of Souls, 7:00 p.m., North Deck
CARNIVAL OF SOULS is a surreal -- and often times hilarious -- cinematic tumble through the strange world of a young woman haunted by the past as she tries to live an ordinary life as a church organist in a small town in Utah. Beautifully shot in black and white on a super-low budget, this rarely-seen picture teeters between art film, high camp, and so-bad-its-good horror film. FREE and OPEN to the public, so spread the word! Bring blankets and chairs and picnic and costumes and friends. Bike in or take the rail.


Social Sciences Lecture Series

October 15, Kristin Anderson, Professor of Psychology, UHD “The End of Men, the Boy Crisis, and the Privilege to Underperform” 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.

October 29, Erin Cech, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Rice University “Self-Expression, the Passion Narrative and Occupational Choice” 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.

November, 20, Lacy Mitchell, Department of Sociology, SUNY Albany “Broken Reflections: A 20th Anniversary Comparison of Rwanda and Burundi, before, during, and after the 1994 Genocide” 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.

Visit the Social Sciences events web site for more details and abstracts.


Center for Public Deliberation Events

November 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the University of Houston - Downtown, ROOM A-300 and November 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Lone Star College, Kingwood, held in the Conference Center.Linked Futures: Communities, Higher Education, and the Changing World of Work Registration is required for these events.

Visit the Center for Public Deliberation web site for more details and registration.


 

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