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San Marcos, TX 78666

Dr. Robert Fischer, Chair
Phone: 512.245.2360
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Film: Sonnenallee (Sun Avenue)

Oct 02, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Film: Sonnenallee (Sun Avenue)Der Deutsche Kinoabend presents: Comedy Film Series
Der Deutsche Kinoabend: Weekly screenings of German films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall G02
For more information contact Dr. Ulrich Bach or 512.245.7695



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Location:
Cost:
FREE
Campus Sponsor:
Modern Languages and Delta Phi Alpha
Contact:
Ulrich Bach, 512-245-2360
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Film: A Perfect Plan / Un plan parfait

Oct 03, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
French Film Series: From Comedy Sketch to Screen
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2


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Location:
Cost:
FREE
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Modern Languages
Contact:
Jennifer Forrest, 512-245-2360
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Film: Historias de fútbol

Oct 07, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Film: Historias de fútbolNoche de Cine: Los deportes en el cine hispánico
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2

Presented by Miriam Echeverría


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Modern Languages, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Rincón Hispano Universitario, and Sigma Delta Pi
Contact:
Sergio Martinez, 512-245-3071
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Film: Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot (Grave Decisions)

Oct 09, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Film: Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot (Grave Decisions)Der Deutsche Kinoabend presents: Comedy Film Series
Der Deutsche Kinoabend: Weekly screenings of German films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall G02



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Location:
Cost:
FREE
Campus Sponsor:
Modern Languages and Delta Phi Alpha
Contact:
Ulrich Bach, 512-245-2360
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Film: Priceless / Hors de prix

Oct 10, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Film: Priceless / Hors de prixFrench Film Series: From Comedy Sketch to Screen
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2


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Location:
Cost:
FREE
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Modern Languages
Contact:
Jennifer Forrest, 512-245-2360
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Film: Los colores de la montaña

Oct 15, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Film: Los colores de la montañaNoche de Cine: Los deportes en el cine hispánico
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2

Presented by Gloria Velázquez



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Location:
Cost:
FREE
Campus Sponsor:
Dept of Modern Languages, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Rincón Hispano Universitario and Sigma Delta Pi
Contact:
Sergio Martinez, 512-245-3071
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Fall 2014 Events

November 18, 2014

Latinos and Sports in the Southwest: Lecture Series
Public Lecture and Film Screening
William Winokur: "The Perfect Game and Transcending Fairy Tales" and viewing of The Perfect Game
6:00 p.m. (reception at 5:30 p.m.)
The Witliff Collections
Albert B. Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

October 21, 2014

Latinos and Sports in the Southwest: Lecture Series
Public Lecture
Ignacio M Garcia: "Constructing a Mexican American Powerhouse While Remaining Colorblind"
6:00 p.m. (reception at 5:30 p.m.)
The Witliff Collections
Albert B. Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

Semptember - December 2014

Noche de Cine: Los deportes en el cine hispánico
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
Screening on November 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Witliff Collections, Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Fall 2014 Film Schedule

September - November 2014

Der Deutsche Kinoabend presents: Comedy Film Series
Der Deutsche Kinoabend: Weekly screenings of German films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall G02
For more information contact Dr. Ulrich Bach or 512.245.7695
Fall 2014 Film Schedule

September 16, 2014

Latinos and Sports in the Southwest: Lecture Series
Public Lecture
Jorge Iber: "Sport as a Vehicle for Breaking Down Barriers: Some Historical Examples from Texas and Elsewhere in the Southwest and West"
6:00 p.m. (reception at 5:30 p.m.)
The Witliff Collections
Albert B. Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

September 16, 2014

Latinos and Sports in the Southwest: Lecture Series
Photo Exhibit
Opening Reception: "Striving for Success: Latino Athletes at Texas State"
3 p.m.
Brazos Hall
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

September 16, 2014

Latinos and Sports in the Southwest: Lecture Series
Photo Exhibit
Opening Reception: "Striving for Success: Latino Athletes at Texas State"
3 p.m.
Brazos Hall
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

August - November 2014

French Film Series: From Comedy Sketch to Screen
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2014 Film Schedule

Spring 2014 Events

April 23, 2014

Public Performance
Der gute Mensch von Sezuan (The Good Person of Szechwan) by Bertolt Brecht
Presented by the students of GER 3305: German on Stage
Directed by Dr. Valentina Glajar and Leigh Ann Clemons
7 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information, contact Dr. Valentina Glajar
Poster

March 19, 2014

Hispanic Spring Fair: Lazos Latinos
Career Fair and Undergraduate/Graduate Spanish Advising Session
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Breezeway outside Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Agustín Cuadrado or 512.245.2254
Event Poster

February - April 2014

Noche de Cine: Spanish language films from Spain and Latin America
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Spring 2014 Film Schedule

January - April 2014

Der Deutsche Kinoabend presents: East German Film Series
Der Deutsche Kinoabend: Weekly screenings of German films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall G02
For more information contact Dr. Ulrich Bach or 512.245.7695
Spring 2014 Film Schedule

January - April 2014

French Film Series: Old Waves/New Waves: 1958-1971
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2014 Film Schedule

Fall 2013 Events

October 31, 2013

Texas State Study Abroad Fair
Representatives of different programs will be providing information to those interested in studying, teaching, working, and/or researching abroad. The fair reflects the university's emphasis on internationalization and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
LBJ Student Center Ballroom
For more information contact Ms. April Castro or 512.245.1967

October 29, 2013

Poetry Readings
Festival Internacional de Poesia y musica por la Paz
Modern Languages students and faculty will read from famous Latin American and Hispanic poets and all languages are welcome. Students from across campus will participate.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Miriam Balboa Echeverría or Mr. José Martínez
Festival Invitation

October 15, 2013

Public Lecture
Self-employment Along the U.S.-Mexico Border
A Presentation by Dr. Alberto Dávila, Professor of Economics and Finance and Chair, University of Texas Pan American
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
The Witliff Collections
Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

October 15, 2013

Reception
Self-employment Along the U.S.-Mexico Border
A Presentation by Dr. Alberto Dávila, Professor of Economics and Finance and Chair, University of Texas Pan American
6 - 6:30 p.m.
The Witliff Collections
Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

October 10, 2013

Rincón Hispano presents:
Día de la Raza
6 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Tanya Weimer
Poster

September-November 2013

Conservatorios
Weekly activities organized by members of Sigma Delta Pi Epsilon Beta Chapter
Centennial 220
For more information contact Dr. Miriam Balboa Echeverría or Mr. José Martínez
Fall 2013 Conversatorios schedule

September 17, 2013

Reception
Ladrillería: The Brickmakers of Reynosa, Mexico
3 p.m.
Center for the Study of the Southwest
Brazos Hall
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

September 17, 2013

Public Lecture
Ladrillería: The Brickmakers of Reynosa, Mexico
Presentation
6 p.m.
The Witliff Collections
Alkek Library
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

September - November 2013

Spanish-Language Film Series
Noche de Cine Fall 2013
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Fall 2013 Film Schedule

September - November 2013

Der deutsche Kinoabend: German Film Series. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Ulrich Bach or 512.245.7695
Fall 2013 Film Schedule

August - December 2013

French Film Series: Classical French Cinema.
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2013 Film Schedule

 

Spring 2013 Events

April 25, 2013

Public Performance
Die Physiker (The Physicists) by Friedrich Duerrenmatt
Presented by the students of GER 3305: German on Stage
Directed by Dr. Valentina Glajar and Wyatt Constantine
7 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information, contact Dr. Valentina Glajar
Poster

April 25, 2013

Public Lectures
Hauteville House, Steampunk, and the Origins of the Graphic Novel in France
"Reinventing Storytelling for Grownups: the Birth of the Comic Strip—1820s-1850s"
Dr. Philippe Willems, Northern Illinois University
"Punk à la vapeur? Steampunk in the French Mode"
Dr. Melanie Hawthorne, Texas A&M University
Q&A with Mr. Fred Duval, author of Hauteville House and other graphic novel series
4 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Forrest
Lecture Poster

April 11, 2013

Symposium and Public Lectures
Border Writers / Escritores de la Frontera: A Literary Symposium
Panel Presenters: Norma E. Cantú, Christine Granados, Reyna Grande, Domingo Martínez, Chuy Ramírez, Alberto Ramón, Sergio Troncoso
3:30 - 10 p.m.
Wittliff Collection, Alkek Library, Seventh Floor
For more information contact Dr. Sergio Martínez or Dr. Jaime Mejía
Event Schedule

March 21, 2013

Public Lecture
"Historic Realism? García Márquez's Colombia, 1928-1991"
Professor Michael LaRosa, Rhodes College
3:30 p.m.
Centennial GO2
For more information contact Dr. Sharon Ugalde or 512.245.3072

March 19, 2013

Public Lecture
"Pasado de moda: Re-assessing Latin American Fashion"
Regina A. Root, Class of 1963 Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at The College of William and Mary
5 p.m.
Centennial GO1
For more information contact Dr. Heather Bamford or 512.245.3070
Poster

February 27, 2013

Public Lecture
"La literatura dominicana: su escenario en las letras hispanoamericanas"
René Rodríguez Soriano (writer) and Rubén Sánchez Féliz
12:30 - 1:40 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Poster

February-April 2013

Spanish-Language Film Series
Noche de Cine Spring 2013
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Spring 2013 Film Schedule

January-April 2013

Der deutsche Kinoabend: German Film Series. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in Centennial G02
Spring 2013 film schedule

January-April 2013

Public Lectures and Film Screenings
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2013 film schedule

Fall 2012 Events

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Public Performance
Le Paradis des femmes (The Paradise of Women), An Interpretation of L'Île des esclaves by Marivaux
Presented by The French Acting Class
7 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Carole Martin or 512.245.2489
Performance Poster

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Public Performance
Molière Than Thou by Timothy Mooney
7 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02
For more information contact 512.245.2360
Poster

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Public Lecture
"Critical issues of Equity in Education"
Sylvia Mendez, civil rights activist and 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient
6 p.m.
The Wittliff Collection, Alkek Library, seventh floor
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or Dr. Jesse Gainer
Sylvia Mendez reception poster

October-December 2012

Spanish-Language Film Series
Paisajes del Mundo Hispano en el Cine / Sceneries of the Hispanic World in Film
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
Fall 2012 Film Schedule

Monday, October 15, 2012

Poetry Reading
Poetry Festival for Peace
Students and faculty from across campus and guests will read poems by universally well-known Latin American and Spanish poets. Guest reader, Dr. Jeff Gordon, Department of Philosophy, will read Pablo Neruda’s work and a selection of American poets. Faculty will read also in German, Italian, and Japanese. All languages are welcome.
2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02
For more information, contact Dr. Miriam Balboa Echeverría
Poster

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Symposium
Symposium on Modern Spanish Culture (from the margins)
Dr. Mary Coffey, Pomona College, "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Competing Notions of the Subaltern in Emilia Pardo Bazán's Short Fiction"
Dr. María Elena Soliño, University of Houston, "From Blue Shirts to Aprons: Representations of Femininity in Early Postwar Film"
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02
For more information contact Dr. Catherine Jaffe or 512.245.2360
Poster

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Public Lecture
Common Experience Brown Bag Lecture:
"Recovering an 18th-Century Woman's Life in Spanish Archives"
Dr. Catherine Jaffe
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
ASBN 353
For more information contact Dr. Catherine Jaffe or 512.245.2360
Brown Bag Lecture Series Flyer

August-November 2012

Public Lectures and Film Screenings
Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2012 film schedule

Spring 2012 Events

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Public Performance
Der kaukasische Kreidekreis by Bertolt Brecht 7:30 p.m.
Centennial G02
For more information contact Dr. Valentina Glajar
Publicity Poster

March 31, 2012

Meeting of the Central Texas Chapter of American Association of Teachers of French
Public Lectures
Dr. Philippe Seminet: "Apprendre le français en ligne: les avantages de Français interactif"
Dr. Moira Di Mauro-Jackson: "Contes and légendes du monde francophone: Fiches pédagogiques avec un "Twist" Multiculturel"
Ms. Florence Lemoine: "Utilisation de la radio en cours de français"
Ms. Esther Boateng:"Idées pour motiver des élèves en français"
Dr. Helen Gant Guillory: "Une introduction à la phonétique française : la mélodie de l’intonation"
9:30 a.m.
Centennial HALL G02

Friday March 23, 2012

Public Performance
Música española del siglo XVIII y Recepción: A concert and reception offered by the Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Texas State faculty musicians: Ian Davidson (oboe), Jason Kwak (piano), Yuri Porras (voice), Charles Ditto (piano)
7:15 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Rio Grande Ballroom - West / Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
For more information contact: Dr. Catherine Jaffe / 512.245.2360
Press Release
Concert Program

February-April 2012

Spanish-Language Film Series: Noche de Cine: El cine hispano contemporáneo [Contemporary Hispanic Film]
Contact Ms. Melissa Jasso at mj24@txstate.edu / 512.245.6267 or Dr. Sergio M. Martínez / 512.245.3071
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
Spring Spanish Film Schedule 2012

February-April 2012

Der deutsche Kinoabend: German Film Series. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial G02
Spring 2012 film schedule

January-April 2012

Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2012 film schedule

 

Fall 2011 Events

November 8, 2011

Public Lecture and Film Screening
389 Miles: Living the Border
Documentary Director: Luis Carlos Davis
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall GO2
Event Poster
For more information contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071

September 14, 2011

Public Lecture and Film Screening
"From Hombres de maíz to King Corn"
Dr. Arturo Arias (introduction by Dr. Miriam Echeverria)
3:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Centennial Hall GO2
Event Poster
For more information contact Alba Melgar or Gloria Velásquez

August-December 2011

Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2011 film schedule

Spanish-Language Film Series: Noche de Cine: La Novela Hispanoamericana y Española en el Cine [Spanish and Spanish-American Novels in Film]
Contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez or 512.245.3071
Screenings on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
Fall 2011 Spanish Film Schedule

 

Spring 2011 Events

April 13, 2011

Public Reading
“Cuentos del valle del Río Bravo: Una presentación por Rolando Hinojosa-Smith”
“Tales From the Rio Grande Valley: A Reading by Rolando Hinojosa-Smith”
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Centennial Hall GO2
Reading Poster

March 24, 2011

Public Lecture and Illustrator Workshop
"From Oral Tradition and Traditional Stories to Written and New Stories"
Dominique Mwankumi
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall Teaching Theater (G02)
Lecture Poster

February 25, 2011

Immigrant America - A Public Symposium
12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Alkek Library Teaching Theater
Symposium program

February-April 2011

Spanish-Language Film Series: Noche de Cine: La ciudad latinoamericana en el cine [The Latin-American City in Film]
Contact Dr. Sergio M. Martínez sm55@txstate.edu or 512.245.3071
Screenings on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall GO2
Spring 2011 Spanish Film Schedule

February 4, 2011

VIDA Y HONOR | LIFE & HONOR: The ROLANDO HINOJOSA & MIGUEL MÉNDEZ Literary Symposium
The Wittliff Collection / Alkek Library / 7th Floor
8:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

February-April 2011

German Film Series: East Germany. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial G02
Spring 2011 film schedule

January-April 2011

Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2011 film schedule

Spring 2010 Events

April 17, 2010

Public Lecture and Film Screening
"The 1940’s: The Golden Age in Film and Music in Mexico"
Dr. Michael Nelson Miller, instructor, Department of History, Texas State University
The presentation will be followed by the screening of María Candelaria
Lecture 3 p.m. Centennial Hall G02
Film 5 p.m. Centennial Hall G02
Co-sponsors: Rincón Hispano Universitario, the Department of Modern Languages, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the College of Education

March 16, 2010

Public Lecture
"Los representantes de la América hispana en las Cortes de Cádiz de 1812"
Prof. María Victoria López-Cordón Cortezo, Catedrática de Historia Moderna, Universidad Complutense, Madrid
5 p.m., Centennial Hall G02
Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and the Department of History

January-May 2010

Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2010 film schedule

January-May 2010

La Noche de Cine: weekly screenings of Spanish-language films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Spring 2010 film schedule

 

Fall 2009 Events

August-December 2009

Le Ciné-Club Français: Weekly screenings of French and Francophone films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2009 film schedule

August-December 2009

La Noche de Cine: Bi-weekly screenings of Spanish-language films. Open to the general public.
Screenings on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Centennial GO2
Fall 2009 film schedule

October 8, 2009

Timothy Mooney: Keeping Molière Alive
Tim Mooney will be doing a workshop on the life of Molière, and a presentation of his one-man performance, "Molière Than Thou". Open to the general public.
7 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02

October 26, 2009

J. K. Huysmans Colloquium
Public Lectures:
Dr. Marc Smeets, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
"Huysmans and the Novel of Conversion"
Dr. Robert Ziegler, Montana Tech, the University of Montana
"Women's Beds in J.-K. Huysmans: The Departure Point of a Spiritual Journey"
Dr. Elizabeth Emery, Montclair State University, New Jersey
"Huysmans and the Nineteenth-Century Cult of Interior Design"
3 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02

 

Spring 2009 Events

March 23-April 9, 2009

Tournées International Film Festival & Symposium: Filmmaking and Civic Responsibility
Texas State University-San Marcos
Festival program

March 26, 2009

Dr. Jim Coleman, Open University, U.K.
Public lecture: Distance language learning and new technologies: Research and teaching at the UK Open University
3 p.m.
Centennial Hall G02

April 9, 2009

Dr. María Payares Grau, Universitat de Illes Balears, Spain
Public Lecture: Representaciones mitológicas de la mujer en la poesía femenina española contemporánea: Eva y Penélope
5:15 p.m.
Centennial Hall 220
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages