Events

Aug. 27, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018
the text epic imaginings in black and white text
All-day event

"Epic Imaginings" showcases the rich landscape of contemporary poetry in epic form. Event Details

Oct. 1 - 31
illustration of two men on either side of beast playing guitar
All-day event
Perry-Castañeda Library

This exhibit aims to contextualize past and present diverse works and authors of sci-fi, including speculative fiction. Event Details

Oct. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018
All-day event
Life Science Library

"Smoke and Mirrors" traces early tobacco advertisements and the rise of anti-smoking campaigns that successfully countered decades of false and misleading claims. Event Details

Sunday Oct. 21
11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Hackathon Presented by Good Systems Leaders. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 23
three people standing around tables of sweets
9 a.m. to Noon
Benson Latin American Collection

Stop by the Benson Latin American Collection Library’s bake sale for breakfast and a delicious snack. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 24
plates and baskets of sweets and cookies
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Stop by the PCL Bake Sale for a delicious treat for you, your friends, your coworkers, or for stress relief after early voting at the PCL. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 24
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

In this workshop, participants will install and learn the basics of TWARC, a Python script used to harvest and archive data from Twitter. Many disciplines use social media data. As a literary historian, I use Tweets featuring poems of resistance for reception studies. But only recent Tweets are easy to find using Twitter’s search apparatus, and Tweets are only archived for two years, making the public discourses of resistance movements ephemeral. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 24
green slide with event description text in black and green text
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Match your science communication skills against fellow student researchers, and you could win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting (February 14-17). Event Details

Friday Oct. 26
6 to 8 p.m.
Fine Arts Library

Experience The Foundry, a makerspace open to all university students. Registration required. Event Details

Saturday Oct. 27
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Enjoy family-friendly activities and tour the Perry-Castañeda Library! Learn about resources and collections available at the University of Texas Libraries, Public Speaking Center, University Writing Center, and tour the Learning Commons every half hour. Registration required. Event Details