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ART AND SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR JANUARY-MAY 2014

The choice is clear.

ENGAGE AND INSPIRE YOUR CREATIVE SELF Your guide to the world of cultural programs at UHCL begins here with the Spring 2014 Art and Special Events Calendar, as the university offers a variety of community programs that inspire and engage your creativity. Whether you are interested in visual arts, performing arts or interactive and informative lectures, you can find it at UHCL. While you are on campus enjoying exceptional events, you can also experience what makes UHCL unique. With the harmonic blending of architectural structures and the surrounding natural wildlife reserve, the campus is an ideal location to explore your creative self.

INSIDE TRACK TO INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCES ADMISSION: Most of the events are free. Programs requiring tickets are offered at affordable prices and package discounts are available.

PARKING: Paid parking is available in the Visitors Lot or in metered parking on the street. Please consult the program contact person for specific event information.

EVENT LOCATION: Most events take place in the Bayou Building at UHCL. Please consult the program contact person for specific event information. Event dates and times are subject to change. Please call to confirm printed information. For directions, visit www.uhcl.edu/maps.

Office of University Advancement | 2700 Bay Area Blvd. | Houston, Texas 77058-1002 www.uhcl.edu | 281-283-2021

JANUARY 2014 SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

1

2

3

4

9

10

11

University Closed – Winter Holiday

5

6

7

8

CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m.

Historic Flags of Texas

12

13

14

15

FIRST DAY

Foreign Language FIRST DAY CLASP (Pearland) 10 a.m.

CLASP

5:30 p.m.

Cyber Security

20

21

University Closed – Martin Luther King Day

Art Exhibition

22 LAST DAY

27 Career Week

28 FIRST DAY

23 Art Exhibition Art Event

Houston Rodeo School Art Rodeo Art Reception

Career Fair

18 CADD

24

25

FIRST DAY 5 p.m.

Film & Speaker Series

Inequality for All

Serbia Opening Reception

4 p.m.

Physics Seminar

29

7 p.m.

30 Career Fairs

Career Week Physics Seminar

Why is it so Dry?

31 LAST DAY 7 p.m.

10:30 a.m.

Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior

Houston Rodeo School Art

Art Event

26

17

Art Exhibition

Mark Twain

19

16

First Class Day – Spring 2014

Art Exhibition

Dubravka Lazić

FIRST DAY

7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 2014 SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY 1 Art School

FIRST DAY

Art Around the World, Part 1 Film & Speaker Series

Dallas Buyers Club

2

3

4

5

6 Career Fair

Texas Job Fair CLASP Physics Seminar

9

10 CLASP (Pearland)

11 10 a.m.

Texas Independence

16

17

Career Fair

ProtaChem Employer Spotlight

IT Networking Night

24

25

5:30 p.m. 7 p.m.

13 Physics Seminar Cultural Arts

8

CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m.

Come Fly with Me

Film & Speaker Series

Gravity

8 p.m.

14

19 5 p.m.

20 Physics Seminar

26

Physics Seminar

21

22 Film & Speaker Series

12 Years a Slave

28 7 p.m.

10:30 a.m.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

7 p.m.

27

15 CADD

7 p.m. 8 p.m.

Complete Brandenburg

18 Career Fair

23

12 5 p.m.

7 TBD

7 p.m.

Foreign Language LAST DAY

Session 3

7 p.m.

MARCH 2014 SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY 1

Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m.

Frozen

2

3

4

5

6

Foreign Language FIRST DAY

CLASP

Session 4

7 5:30 p.m.

The Buildings of Texas Physics Seminar

7 p.m.

8

CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m.

Faith, Family and Filipino American Community Life

Characterizing Regulators

9

10 CLASP (Pearland)

11

12

13

10 a.m.

Art Exhibition

Refuse to be a Victim

Dubravka Lazić

Art Event

Gallery Talk

16

17

18

19

14 LAST DAY 6 p.m.

20 Physics Seminar

High Performance Computing

21 7 p.m.

Art Event

23

24 10 a.m.

26 Career Fair

Bayou City Art Festival

30

25

27 5 p.m.

Finance Networking Night

31

Art Exhibitions (2) LAST DAY Art Event 4 p.m. Physics Seminar 7 p.m.

22 10 a.m.

Bayou City Art Festival

Art Exhibition

Young at Art

Art Event

15

University Closed – Spring Break

28

FIRST DAY

Art Event 10 a.m. CADD 10:30 a.m. Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m.

29

APRIL 2014 SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

1

2

3

FRIDAY

CLASP Physics Seminar Cultural Arts

5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

4

5

CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m.

CADD

7

8 Career Fair

9 12:30 p.m.

Spring Teacher Job Fair

10 Career Fair

5 p.m.

Physics Seminar

7 p.m.

Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School

11

12

18

19

25

26

Marketing Networking Destination Moon

13

14 Art School

15 LAST DAY

Art Around the World, Part 1 CLASP (Pearland)

Come Fly with Me

20

Art Exhibition

16 FIRST DAY

CCISD Senior Art Awards

22

23

Art Exhibition LAST DAY Foreign Language LAST DAY Foreign Language FIRST DAY

28 Last Day of Class – Spring 2014

24

FIRST DAY 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m.

Film & Speaker Series

The Great Gatsby

Session 5

27

17 Art Exhibition Art Event Art Event Physics Seminar

10 a.m.

21

10:30 a.m.

Dinosaurs to Diesel

Vivaldi Extravaganza

6

SATURDAY

29

30

7 p.m.

MAY 2014 SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY 1 CLASP

5:30 p.m.

Stolen Artifacts and Art Cultural Arts

Beethoven 6 & 7

4

11

5

12 CLASP (Pearland)

6

7

8

13

14

15

10 a.m.

Art Exhibition

Seeing...and Creating Photographs of Your Life

18

25

2014 UHCL BFA

8 p.m.

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

2

3

CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m.

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

9

10

16

17

LAST DAY

19

20

21

22

23

24

26

27

28

29

30

31

University Closed – Memorial Day

WHERE ELSE CAN YOU BE IN THE

FIRST FRESHMAN CLASS EVER? WELCOMING FRESHMEN – FALL 2014 The choice is clear.

ART EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS The UHCL Art Gallery is Bay Area Houston’s premier venue for visual arts created by living artists. Exhibitions range from displays of student works to surveys of internationally recognized artists. For events at UHCL, free parking is available in the Visitor Lot or Lot D.

UHCL Art Gallery 281-283-3311 www.uhcl.edu/artgallery 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Exhibition Thursday, January 16 – Tuesday, January 21 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 Reception: Tuesday, January 21, 4-6:30 p.m. Clear Creak Independent School District’s exhibition of nearly 400 Western heritage artworks submitted to the School Art competition for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

A Snapshot of Serbia: Faculty and Student Photography from the University of Arts in Belgrade Thursday, January 23 – Thursday, March 27 UHCL Art Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, January 23, 5-7 p.m. Selected by Galveston Arts Center curator Clint Willour and presented as part of FotoFest 2014 Biennial, works featured were created by professors and students from the University of the Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.

Dubravka Lazić Friday, January 31 – Thursday, March 13 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 A selection of Dubravka Lazić’s photograms will be on view concurrently with the gallery exhibition ‘A Snapshot of Serbia.’ Lazić is a professor at the Faculty of Applied Art at the University of the Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.

Gallery Talk with Mileta Prodanović, Vladimir Tatarevic, and Clint Willour Thursday, March 13 6 p.m. UHCL Art Gallery Learn about ‘A Snapshot of Serbia’ directly from the exhibition curator and participating international artists.

Art-Making Activity at the Bayou City Art Festival Friday, March 21 – Sunday, March 23 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Memorial Park The UHCL Art Gallery will host an art-making activity at the “Creative Zone” during the spring Bayou City Art Festival. For more information, visit bayoucityartfestival.com.

CCISD Exhibition: Young at Art Friday, March 21 – Thursday, March 27 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 Reception: Thursday, March 27, 4-6:30 p.m.

CCISD Senior Art Awards Exhibition Tuesday, April 15 – Monday, April 21 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 Reception: Thursday, April 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

2014 UHCL Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Thursday, April 17 – Thursday, May 15 UHCL Art Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, April 17, 5-7 p.m.

CULTURAL ARTS SERIES The Cultural Arts Series features performances that are sure to entertain patrons of all ages. Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/culturalarts

Complete Brandenburg featuring Richard Egarr Thursday, February 13 8 p.m. Join Richard Egarr in the Complete Brandenburg Concertos as the versatile harpsichordist and conductor brings these Baroque classics to life.

Vivaldi Extravaganza Thursday, April 3 8 p.m. Mercury showcases Vivaldi’s bravado and ingenuity in a flashy program, featuring a versatile range of the composer’s musical compositions.

Beethoven 6 & 7

Dallas Buyers Club

Thursday, May 1 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 1 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall

Join Mercury as they present Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony; a pastoral masterpiece alongside his Seventh, written while the composer was recovering in the Bohemian spa town of Teplice.

FILM & SPEAKER SERIES All film dates are subject to change due to film license availability. Tickets are avilable for $3.75 each, or $20 for a season pass.

Gravity Friday, February 7 8 p.m. Bayou Theater

12 Years a Slave Saturday, February 22 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall

Office of Student Life movies@uhcl.edu, 281-283-2560

Presented in partnership with the Black Students Association

www.uhcl.edu/movies

Saturday, March 1 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512

Inequality for All Saturday, January 25 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building Lecture Hall

Frozen

Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with ANY UHCL ID

After Tiller Saturday, March 22 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall Presented in partnership with the Women’s Studies Students Association

The Great Gatsby

Historic Flags of Texas

Saturday, April 26 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall

by Tom Green, chair, Sons of the Republic of Texas Speakers Bureau Friday, January 10 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library

Speaker: John Gorman

Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma

CLEAR LAKE ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR PROGRAMS CLASP is an outreach initiative that provides education and intellectual challenge to our community. Admission is free and open to community friends of all ages. Events are held at the following locations: UHCL Bayou Building, Garden Room Freeman Branch Library 16616 Diana Lane, Houston Pearland Chamber of Commerce 6117 W. Broadway St., Pearland Office of Alumni and Community Relations 281-283-2021 www.uhcl.edu/clasp

by Betty Crockford Monday, January 13 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce

Cyber Security and Its Impact by Zbigniew Czajkiewicz, dean, UHCL School of Science and Computer Engineering and Andrew Yang, executive director, UHCL Cyber Security Institute Thursday, January 16 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

The People’s Court by Richard M. Alderman, interim dean, Director Center for Consumer Law and Dwight Olds Chair In Law, University of Houston Law Center Thursday, February 6 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

Come Fly with Me: Beyond the Pan Am Adventures

Refuse to be a Victim

by Linda Bullock, assistant dean of student diversity and director of the office of intercultural and international student services, UHCL Friday, February 7 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library

by Lt. Allen Hill and Det. Kyle Pirtle, UHCL Police Department Monday, March 10 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce

The History of Texas Independence and Statehood

by Bob Mitchell, president, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Thursday, April 3 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

by Tom Green, chair, Sons of the Republic of Texas Speakers Bureau Monday, February 10 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce

The Buildings of Texas by Gerald Moorhead, photographer and lecturer in architecture, Rice University Thursday, March 6 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

Faith, Family and Filipino American Community Life by Stephen Cherry, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology, UHCL Friday, March 7 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library

The Economic Development of Bay Area Houston

Dinosaurs to Diesel: Oil and Its Implications by William Powers, Ph.D., adjunct instructor in history, UHCL Friday, April 4 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library

Come Fly with Me: Beyond the Pan Am Adventures by Linda Bullock, assistant dean of student diversity and director of the office of intercultural and international student services, UHCL Monday, April 14 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce

Recovering, Determining Ownership and Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Stolen Artifacts and Art Treasures by Glynn S. Lunney, Jr., Ph.D., McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law, Tulane University School of Law Thursday, May 1 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Forest Room

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Emma Smith DeVoe and the Woman Suffrage Movement by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, Ph.D., historian, NASA Johnson Space Center Friday, May 2 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library

Seeing…and Creating Photographs of Your Life by Dion McInnis, associate vice president for university advancement, UHCL Monday, May 12 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce

PHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE SEMINAR SERIES The UHCL Physics and Space Science Seminar Series exposes a general audience to ongoing research in Physics and Space Science. The seminars are open to the public and are held from 7-9 p.m. in the Bayou Building, Room 1218. School of Science and Computer Engineering 281-283-3703 www.uhcl.edu/physics

Have you ever considered being a seismologist? by Justin Brown, National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Caltech Thursday, January 23

Why is it so Dry? Looking for the Origin of the Brown Dwarf Desert by Christopher Johns-Krull, associate professor, Rice University Thursday, January 30

VASIMR® Solar Powered Missions for NEA Retrieval and NEA Deflection by Andrew V. Ilin, computational research lead, Ad Astra Rocket Company Thursday, February 6

TBD

The Macho Mengi (M2) Observatory System – Eye’s of the Universe

by Edison Liang, Andrew Hayes Buchanan professor of astrophysics, Rice University Thursday, February 13

by Michael McCullar, president, Seal of Valor Thursday, April 3

TBD by Mike Zolensky, space scientist, NASA JSC and adjunct professor of Physics, UHCL Thursday, February 20

TBD by Heather Cowardin, optical measurements lead, Orbital Debris Research & Science Operations Thursday, February 27

Characterizing Master Regulators for Breast Cancer by Victor Shum, adjunct professor, UHCL Thursday, March 6

High Performance Computing by Liwen Shih, professor of computer engineering, UHCL Thursday, March 20

Golden Spike: a Project to Get Humans Back to the Moon Using Private Funding by Larry Friesen, adjunct professor, UHCL Thursday, March 27

Destination Moon: Selecting Lunar Landing Sites that Characterize the Impact Flux of the Ancient Solar System by Debra Hurwitz, postdoctoral fellow, LPI Thursday, April 10

Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science at NASA JSC by David Draper, manager, Astromaterials Research Office, NASA JSC Thursday, April 17

CADD AUTISM SPEAKER SERIES These informative lectures are provided by UHCL’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at no cost. Lectures are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall. A question and answer session and a complimentary luncheon follow each lecture. The lecture series for 2013-14 is sponsored by Hegwood & Associates, P.C., JSC Federal Credit Union, Spectrum of Hope/Basis, Including Kids, and Susie Bean Gives. Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Director Dorothea Lerman, AutismCenter@uhcl.edu

hsh.uhcl.edu/CADD

Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior by Chris Roath, clinical research specialist, CADD Saturday, January 18

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Using the Picture Exchange Communication System by Candice Roberson, clinical coordinator, CADD Saturday, February 15

Rockin’ Around the Clock: Getting into the Swing of Daily Routines by Melissa Nissen, clinical coordinator, CADD Saturday, March 22

Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School by Lauren Plaisance, clinical coordinator, CADD Saturday, April 5

Office of Career Services 281-283-2590 www.uhcl.edu/careerservices

Career Week Monday, January 27 – Thursday, January 30

Texas Job Fair Thursday, February 6 Rice University

ProtaChem Employer Spotlight Tuesday, February 11 5-7 p.m.

IT Networking Night Tuesday, February 18 5-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

CAREER FAIRS

Finance Networking Night

Career Services offers a variety of services, both online and in-person, to assist you in your job search.

Wednesday, March 26 5-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

Spring Teacher Job Fair Tuesday, April 8 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Thursday, April 10 5-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room

Foreign Language and English Enhancement Programs offer continuing education programs in French, German, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and English enhancement. Classes are offered from beginner through advanced levels, with an emphasis on building conversational skills.

ART SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program Director Christine M. Paul, paul@uhcl.edu, 281-283-3033

Marketing Networking Night

Students 3 1/2 years old through 12th grade will study Art Around the World, Part 1. Classes are held at UHCL, as well as in many local afterschool settings. Cost: $90-120 depending on the class. The Art School for Children and Young Adults 281-283-3344 hsh.uhcl.edu/ASC

Spring 2014 Art School for Children Saturday, February 1 – Monday, April 14 Arbor Building, Room 1315.02

www.uhcl.edu/fl

Session 3 Monday, January 13 – Friday, February 28 Registration: Now through Monday, January 13

Session 4 Monday, March 3 – Monday, April 21 Registration: Monday, February 10 – Monday, March 3

Session 5 Monday, April 21 – Friday, June 6 Registration: Monday, March 24 – Monday, April 21

Office of University Advancement 2700 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, Texas 77058-1002

ART AND SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR JANUARY-MAY 2014

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UHCL Art and Special Events Calendar - Spring 2014