September 14, 2017
A Discussion of Texas Heritage
By Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm TDECU Tour Room, Girard St. Bldg.
National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15. Noted author and historian Dr. Carolina Crimm will discuss the Texas’ Heritage.
Sponsored by the Cultural Enrichment Center, Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society, and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion For more information contact Gene Preuss
September 21, 2017
Spoken Word Performance
Welcome Center, TDECU Tour Room, Third Floor
Girard Street Building
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Houston’s current Poet Laureate, Deborah “D.E.E.P.” Mouton @livelifedeep has published and performed poetry since the age of 19. On stage, Deborah has been a finalist for the Individual World Poetry Slam, and was once ranked the No. 2 female performance poet in the world. Today, Deborah is focusing on the betterment of students as a high school English teacher, as well as a Slammaster/Coach for the Houston VIP National Poetry Slam Team.
Jeremyah “The Fluent One” Payne is an upcoming poet who has worked, performed, and written with Mouton for several years. A three time grand slam champion of Houston, Jeremyah is an experienced poet and storyteller. Witness both poets in an unforgettable spoken word performance and participate in an open discussion hosted by the University of Houston-Downtown.
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