(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.
UTSA CACP associate professor Dr. Antonio Petrov and a team of students will present and exhibit an updated version of their 50-foot-long model of Broadway and accompanying design proposal.
Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, Bldg. 108 (1414 S. Alamo St.)
As part of Earth Week, the Evironmental Health, Safety and Risk Management department is providing on-site shredding services for the entire UTSA community.
Parking lot between HUC & Ximenes garage
Faculty, staff and students at the UTSA downtown campus can bring their personal documents to the event to have them shredded on-site
Durango builidng service ramp
The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will host an end of year celebration to honor día del niño (Day of the Child), including hands-on demonstrations, cultural dance performances, scavenger hunts and more.
UTSA Downtown Campus
The College of Public Policy and the Office for Community Services present a 100th anniversary salute to the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez. A distinguished panel will discuss Gonzalez's historical impact. Free and open to the public.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) , Downtown Campus
The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
University Center Ballroom, Main Campus
The 2016 P-20 Summit on Parent Engagement Summit provides high school, college and career preparatory resources to 6-8th grade students and their families. Registration is required. Seats are limited. Parking is free and lunch is provided.
UTSA Downtown Campus
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