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Fall 2020

HHL 2020 Virtual Student Research Conference

Back to the Sources: Digging Deeper
December 8, 2020
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"Houston, We [Still] Have a Problem: Reflections on Racism in Post-Civil Right America"

Dr. Jonathan ChismSection of Hematology and Medical Oncology Grand Rounds - Baylor College of Medicine
September 4, 2020

Presented by Dr. Jonathan Chism, Assistant Professor of History, Fellow of the Center for Critical Race Studies
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3rd Annual Day of the Dead Poetry Competition

  sugar skull clip artWrite an original Calaverita (poem in humorous rhyme dedicated to death or memory of a loved one or famous person) in Spanish or English

Submit to Dr. Nowak by Oct. 25th,nowakw@uhd.edu


Virtual Day of the Dead Altar Expo in the Spanish Lab N950 set up in honor of UHD Professor Dr. Padilla and Spanish Literature. Altar Expo will be available online.

Winner results announced virtually on Nov 1 @ 6 p.m.
Prizes awarded for best poems!

¡Feliz Día de Muertos!      View event flyer (pdf)


Spring 2020

A Racial History of Trans Identity
A lecture by Dr. C. Riley Snorton
January 30, 2020
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Milam and Travis Rooms


History after UHD: A Shop Talk with Jason Rivas
February 6, 2020, Room A427
Noon - 12:45 p.m.
Please welcome Mr. Jason Rivas back to UHD. On Feb. 6 at noon, Mr. Rivas graduated with a degree in history. He will discuss with humanities students how he crafted his professional life after graduation. His experiences have included an internship working on oral histories in Houston's Northside community, public history, and pursuit of an advanced degree in history at Texas State University. Refreshments and Snacks Provided. Sponsored by the UHD History Program and the Department of History, Humanities, & Languages


International Film Festival in Honor of Foreign Language Week
National Foreign Language Week March 1-7, 2020


All films subtitled in English, shown in A300 Buffalo Bayou

"A Man Called Ove" (Sweden, 2015)
March 2, 2020
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

"Fig Tree" (Israel / Ethiopia, 2019)
March 2, 2020
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

"Neruda" (Chile, 2016)
March 2, 2020
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Spanish Program, the Department of History, Humanities & Languages, and the Cultural Enrichment Center.   For more information contact Dr. Raquel Chiquillo.



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