Lecture

Wednesday Feb. 7
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Noon to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, associate professor in the Department of Classics, on ancient history and classical myth in Game of Thrones. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 13
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12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Dr. Mary Neuburger, Director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) at UT Austin, will talk about the Prague Spring Archive, its pedagogical possibilities, and her use of the archive in her own teaching. Attendees are encouraged to join in the conversation about the future of integrating digital archives into instruction.  Event Details

Thursday Feb. 15
4 to 6 p.m.
Benson Latin American Collection

LLILAS Benson celebrates the opening of the María Luisa Puga Papers with a lecture by Irma López, professor of Spanish at Western Michigan University and author of Historia, escritura e identidad: La novelística de María Luisa Puga. The papers of Puga, a celebrated Mexican author, were donated to the Benson Collection by her sister, Patricia Puga, in 2017. Event Details

Tuesday March 6
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12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Peter Flemings of the Jackson School of Geosciences, discusses the methane hydrate coring expedition to the Gulf of Mexico and the UT Pressure Core Center Event Details

Friday March 23
Graduate Teaching Showcase
Noon to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

From noon to 3 p.m. on March 23, 2018 in PCL Learning Lab 1, the Faculty Innovation Center will collaborate with our partners at UT Libraries to hold our second Graduate Teaching Showcase, an event that highlights strong graduate student teaching at UT by showcasing four graduate students’ quick and engaging talks about their experiences in the classroom.    Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 21
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Noon to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Over the past decade, websites offering free, unauthorized copies of books and academic articles have grown rapidly. How are they maintained and used, and what might they mean for the future of scholarly publishing? Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 20
4 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Research as Art is a unique competition that provides a platform for researchers to convey the importance, emotion, beauty and humanity of their research. It’s different to other image competitions, as it’s the story that’s most important. The image grabs your attention, and the text reveals the process, the passion, and the humanity behind the research. Event Details