Cultural Enrichment Center Spring 2015 Events
Public Talks, Henry Heredia, Director of International Relations and Photograph of Cuban education specialist Henry Heredia Exchange Juan Marinello Cuban Institute for Cultural Research Havana, Cuba.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The Cuban System of Education
10:00-11:15 a.m. Commerce Building, C100
The U.S. and Cuba—Changing Perceptions
1:00-2:15 p.m. One Main, N1099
Texas First Responders: Latino Authors Who Have Lived to Tell Their Tales A Panel Discussion
Thursday February 5, 2015
2:30 p.m. in the Special Events Center A300, 3rd Floor Academic building
Hipolito Acosta - 30 years with the U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Office of Immigration and Naturalization. Author, of The
Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico's Deadly Crime Cartels.
Sarah Cortez - 19 years as a beat cop, now part-time Deputy, Harris County. Poet, author, and editor, most recently, of
Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid the Narco-Violence.
Christopher Hernandez - 24-year veteran of the U.S. Marines and Texas National Guard, now a police officer. Author of the novel,
Proof of Our Resolve.
Deliberation in the Classroom and the Community, Two-Day Workshop
Friday February 6, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday February 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This workshop is intended for faculty interested in incorporating deliberation in their classrooms and community members interested in holding forums in their communities. This workshop is intended for faculty interested in incorporating deliberation in their classrooms and community members interested in holding forums in their communities.
Presented by Presented by Martin Carcasson, Associate Professor and Director for the Colorado State University Center for Public Deliberation. Co-sponsored by UHD Cultural Enrichment Center and the Center for Teaching Excellence.