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2015 Upcoming Cultural Activities

Jan. 14: Russia and the Near Abroad, noon, Tyler Public Library, 201 South College
A talk from Dr. Marcus Stadelmann from UT Tyler.

Jan. 21: Privacy in the Digital Age, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Mark Seguin, certified identity theft risk management specialist.

Jan. 21: Immigration Panel, 5 - 8 p.m., UC Theater
From 5-7 pm we will be watching a film on immigration and from 7-8 pm the panel will discuss the movie. More info.

Jan. 22:  Emerging Leadership Workshop,  12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140  

Jan. 22: Point in Time Homelessness Survey, 3 - 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army
You must register for the event at their website.

Jan. 28: Human Trafficking in the 21st Century, noon, Tyler Public Library
A talk from Ann Herbage, League of Women Voters of Texas Study chair.

Jan. 31: Volunteering at the East Texas Food Bank,  8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 4: Brazil's Metamorphosis, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Dr. Colin Snider from UT Tyler.

Feb. 4: Evolution of a Black Girl Film,  7 - 9 p.m., UC Theater

Feb. 11: U.S. Policy Toward Africa, noon,  Tyler Public Library
A talk from Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab from UT Tyler.

Feb. 11: Ethics Bowl, 5:30 - 7 p.m., UC Ballroom
Come join us as we discuss and debate the meaning of ethics in different cultures and situations.

Feb. 12: Martin-Rayo Francisco, 6 - 7:30 p.m. FAC 1009
Francisco Martin-Rayo is the author of the book Winning the Minds. More information.

Feb. 13: Celebrating Valentine's with the Elderly, 2 - 4 p.m., Sterling House, 3505 University Blvd
For Valentine's Day we are visiting the residents of the Sterling House and we're going to be doing fun activities with them!

Feb. 17: Kodo One Earth Tour, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Cowan Center
Tickets are on sale starting on January 20th and only 100 tickets are available! So first come, first serve.

Feb. 18: Sectarianism in the Middle East, noon, Tyler Public Library
A talk from Rachel Bzostek from UT Tyler.

Feb. 19: Alex Chacon, 7 - 9:30 p.m., Liberty Theater
$15 per ticket. 

Feb. 19: Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140.
This is a leadership workshop where you can work on your skills and get great networking contacts. 

Feb. 21: R.I.S.E. Leadership Conference, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., UC Ballroom
This is a leadership event that gives you the knowledge you need to be a successful leader. 

Feb. 22: Church Under A Bridge, 10 a.m., 301 East Valentine St.
This event is for people who attended the R.I.S.E. Leadership Conference. 

Feb 25: Syria's Refugee Crisis, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Dr. Robert Sterken from UT Tyler.

Feb. 26:  Odd Rod Poetry Slam,  6 - 7:30 p.m., Sports Café

Feb. 27: Art and Mexican National Identity Lecture.
Location and time to be determined.

March 4: India Changes Course, noon, Tyler Public Library 
A talk from Rathnam Ramarthmam.

March 4: Brock McGuire Band,  6 p.m., UC Theater

March 19: Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., UC 3140
This is a leadership workshop where you can work on your skills and get great networking contacts.

March 21: Habitat for Humanity
Time to be determined.

March 23: Shane Bitney-Crone, 5 - 8:30 p.m., UC Theater
Shane Bitney-Crone is an activist, writer, speaker and filmmaker. He partnered with Linda Bloodworth Thomason in order to create Bridegroom, a tragic story of loss and a fight for equal rights.

March 28: Multicultural Leadership Summit, 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Baylor University
Must register before January 31st. First come, first serve. Four students can come. Transportation is provided. 

April 20: GB Tran, 6 - 7:30 p.m., UC Theater
The author of the groundbreaking graphic novel, Vietnamerica, will be joining us to talk about the history of Vietnam and his own personal experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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