(Nov. 2, 2009)--The UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures recently hosted a conference, "The Child in Cinema," at the Downtown Campus. Some 45 scholars from as far away as Italy and Belgium read scholarly papers, showed illustrative clips and participated in a digital filmmaking workshop.
Rafael Salaberry of the University of Texas at Austin kicked off the conference with a showing of his documentary, "The Choosers," which is about bilingual education in education. The screening was followed by discussion.
Keynote speaker Marvin D'Lugo of Clark University, Worcester, Mass., spoke on "The Political Economy of Innocence: Children in World Cinema," drawing his examples from the Mexican film "Los Olvidados," the Italian film "Bellissima" and the Japanese film "24 Eyes."
>> If you missed Marvin D'Lugo's address, you can view it on DVD in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures computer lab in Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room 4.01.04 on the Main Campus.
For more information, call (210) 458-4377.
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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