(Oct. 7, 2010)--The UTSA Department of English Creative Writing Program will present poet Frank Rogaczewski as the first speaker of the year in the Fall 2010 Creative Writing Reading Series at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04), UTSA Main Campus. Free and open to the public, Rogaczewski will read from his book of prose poetry, "The Fate of Humanity in Verse."
A featured poet in the book "Vectors: New Poetics," Rogaczewski's poems also have appeared in journals such as Notre Dame Review, Denver Quarterly, ACM, Samidat, Blue Sky Review and Oyez Review.
Rogaczewski received his doctoral degree in creative writing from the University of Illinois and teaches in the M.F.A. program at Roosevelt University in Chicago.
Established in 1983, the UTSA Creative Writing Reading Series hosts public readings by poets and fiction writers who visit classes and meet with UTSA students to discuss their writing. Visiting writers have included Mary Oliver, Ernest Gaines, Tobias Wolff, Denise Levertov, Alberto Rios, Pat Mora, Diane Wakoski, Edward Hirsch and many others.
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
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
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.
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.
UTSA Faculty Center, John Peace Library (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
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