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UTSA presents Jan. 21 reading by Austin journalist Belinda Acosta

Belinda Acosta

Belinda Acosta

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(Jan. 19, 2011)--The UTSA Department of English Creative Writing program will present journalist Belinda Acosta as the first speaker in the spring 2011 Creative Writing Reading Series.

Free and open to the public, Acosta will read from her books "Damas, Damas and Ana Ruiz" and "Sisters, Strangers and Starting Over" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) on the UTSA Main Campus.

An Austin-based journalist, Acosta has written reviews and features on books, film and the arts. She writes the weekly media column "TV Eye" for the Austin Chronicle. Acosta's work has appeared in Poets and Writers, Latino USA and AlterNet, among other publications.

She received a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Texas at Austin, where she also served as a Michener Fellow.

The reading is co-sponsored by the Macondo Foundation, which works with dedicated and compassionate writers who view their work and talents as part of the larger task of community-building and non-violent social change. Learn more at the Macondo Foundation website about writing workshops, grants and residencies.

 

 

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Wednesday, May 4, 5 p.m.

School Psychology Symposium and Reception

Student posters will present case studies based on practicum experiences, literature reviews on topics relevant to educational psychology, and other research experiences this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Durango Building (1.124), Downtown Campus

Thursday, May 5, 5 p.m.

String Project Spring Concert

This end-of-semester concert will feature the 3rd through 8th grade students who have participated in the UTSA String Project this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Theater, Downtown Campus

Friday, May 6, 8 p.m.

First Friday Stargazing

The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curtis Vaughan Observatory invites everyone to join them for their monthly stargazing event on top of the Flawn Science Building
Flawn Science Building, Curtis Vaughan Observatory, Main Campus

Monday, May 9, 8 a.m.

The Honeynet Project Workshop

This three-day event will focus on the tools, tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks. Attendees from around the world will take part in world-class hands-on trainings and technical discussions.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 12, 4 p.m.

Master of Public Administration Open House

Visit with faculty, alumni and students to discuss the benefits of and requirements for a Master Degree in Public Administration and/or the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration & Leadership
Buena Vista Building (1.338), Downtown Campus

Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony One

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Sciences.
Alamodome

Saturday, May 14, 4 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Two

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Business, the College of Public Policy and University College.
Alamodome

Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Three

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
Alamodome

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

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

Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.

Superintendent Certification Program Information Session

Join UTSA faculty and staff, current students, and area central office administrators/program alumni to learn about this exciting accelerated and web-enhanced program leading to Texas Superintendent Certification. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Building (1.322), Downtown Campus


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