UHCL Art and Special Events Calendar - Spring 2014
UHCL 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.
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 1 University Closed – Winter Holiday THURSDAY 2 FRIDAY 3 SATURDAY 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. 11 Historic Flags of Texas 12 13 First Class Day – Spring 2014 Foreign Language FIRST DAY CLASP (Pearland) 10 a.m. 14 15 16 Art Exhibition CLASP 17 FIRST DAY 5:30 p.m. 18 Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior CADD 10:30 a.m. Houston Rodeo School Art Mark Twain Cyber Security 19 20 University Closed – Martin Luther King Day 21 Art Exhibition Art Event 22 LAST DAY 4 p.m. 23 Serbia Opening Reception Physics Seminar Art Exhibition Art Event FIRST DAY 5 p.m. 7 p.m. 24 25 Inequality for All Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. Houston Rodeo School Art Rodeo Art Reception 26 27 Career Fair 28 FIRST DAY 29 30 Career Fairs 31 LAST DAY 7 p.m. Art Exhibition Career Week Career Week Why is it so Dry? Physics Seminar Dubravka Lazić FIRST DAY FEBRUARY 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 Art Around the World, Part 1 Dallas Buyers Club Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. Art School FIRST DAY 2 3 4 5 6 Texas Job Fair CLASP Physics Seminar Career Fair TBD 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. 8 8 p.m. Come Fly with Me Gravity Film & Speaker Series 9 10 Texas Independence CLASP (Pearland) 10 a.m. 11 ProtaChem Employer Spotlight Career Fair 5 p.m. 12 13 Physics Seminar Cultural Arts 14 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 15 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words CADD 10:30 a.m. Complete Brandenburg 16 17 18 Career Fair 19 5 p.m. 20 Physics Seminar 7 p.m. 21 22 12 Years a Slave Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. IT Networking Night 23 24 25 26 27 Physics Seminar 7 p.m. 28 Session 3 Foreign Language LAST DAY MARCH 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 Frozen Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m. 2 3 Session 4 Foreign Language FIRST DAY 4 5 6 The Buildings of Texas Physics Seminar CLASP 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 Faith, Family and Filipino American Community Life CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. 8 Characterizing Regulators 9 10 CLASP (Pearland) 11 10 a.m. 12 13 Art Exhibition Art Event 14 LAST DAY 6 p.m. Refuse to be a Victim Dubravka Lazić University Closed – Spring Break 15 Gallery Talk 16 17 18 19 20 High Performance Computing Physics Seminar 7 p.m. 21 Art Event 22 10 a.m. FIRST DAY Art Event 10 a.m. CADD 10:30 a.m. Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. Bayou City Art Festival Art Exhibition Young at Art 23 Art Event 24 10 a.m. 25 26 Career Fair 27 5 p.m. Art Exhibitions (2) LAST DAY Art Event 4 p.m. Physics Seminar 7 p.m. 28 29 Bayou City Art Festival Finance Networking Night 30 31 APRIL 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 WEDNESDAY 2 THURSDAY 3 CLASP Physics Seminar Cultural Arts 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. FRIDAY 4 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. SATURDAY 5 Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School CADD 10:30 a.m. Dinosaurs to Diesel Vivaldi Extravaganza 6 7 8 Spring Teacher Job Fair Career Fair 12:30 p.m. 9 10 Career Fair 11 5 p.m. 7 p.m. 12 Marketing Networking Destination Moon Physics Seminar 13 14 Art Around the World, Part 1 CLASP (Pearland) Art School LAST DAY 10 a.m. 15 Art Exhibition 16 FIRST DAY 17 Art Exhibition Art Event Art Event Physics Seminar FIRST DAY 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m. 18 19 CCISD Senior Art Awards Come Fly with Me 20 21 Art Exhibition LAST DAY Foreign Language LAST DAY Foreign Language FIRST DAY 22 23 24 25 26 The Great Gatsby Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. Session 5 27 28 Last Day of Class â€“ Spring 2014 29 30 MAY 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 1 Stolen Artifacts and Art Cultural Arts CLASP 5:30 p.m. 8 p.m. FRIDAY 2 Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. SATURDAY 3 Beethoven 6 & 7 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Seeing...and Creating Photographs of Your Life CLASP (Pearland) 10 a.m. 13 14 15 2014 UHCL BFA Art Exhibition LAST DAY 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 University Closed â€“ Memorial Day 27 28 29 30 31 WHERE ELSE CAN YOU BE IN THE WELCOMING FRESHMEN – FALL 2014 The choice is clear. FIRST FRESHMAN CLASS EVER? 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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 Thursday, May 1 8 p.m. Join Mercury as they present Beethovenâ€™s Sixth Symphony; a pastoral masterpiece alongside his Seventh, written while the composer was recovering in the Bohemian spa town of Teplice. Dallas Buyers Club Saturday, February 1 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall Gravity Friday, February 7 8 p.m. Bayou Theater 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. Office of Student Life email@example.com, 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/movies 12 Years a Slave Saturday, February 22 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall Presented in partnership with the Black Students Association Frozen Saturday, March 1 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512 Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with ANY UHCL ID Inequality for All Saturday, January 25 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building Lecture Hall After Tiller Saturday, March 22 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall Presented in partnership with the Womenâ€™s Studies Students Association The Great Gatsby Saturday, April 26 7 p.m. SSCB Lecture Hall Speaker: John Gorman Historic Flags of Texas by Tom Green, chair, Sons of the Republic of Texas Speakers Bureau Friday, January 10 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library 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 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 Refuse to be a Victim 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 Tom Green, chair, Sons of the Republic of Texas Speakers Bureau Monday, February 10 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce The Economic Development of Bay Area Houston by Bob Mitchell, president, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Thursday, April 3 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room 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 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 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 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 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 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 Have you ever considered being a seismologist? by Justin Brown, National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Caltech Thursday, January 23 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 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 by Edison Liang, Andrew Hayes Buchanan professor of astrophysics, Rice University Thursday, February 13 The Macho Mengi (M2) Observatory System – Eye’s of the Universe 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 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 TBD by Heather Cowardin, optical measurements lead, Orbital Debris Research & Science Operations Thursday, February 27 Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science at NASA JSC by David Draper, manager, Astromaterials Research Office, NASA JSC Thursday, April 17 Characterizing Master Regulators for Breast Cancer by Victor Shum, adjunct professor, UHCL Thursday, March 6 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 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 hsh.uhcl.edu/CADD Office of Career Services 281-283-2590 www.uhcl.edu/careerservices 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 Career Week Monday, January 27 – Thursday, January 30 Texas Job Fair Thursday, February 6 Rice University Rockin’ Around the Clock: Getting into the Swing of Daily Routines by Melissa Nissen, clinical coordinator, CADD Saturday, March 22 ProtaChem Employer Spotlight Tuesday, February 11 5-7 p.m. Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School by Lauren Plaisance, clinical coordinator, CADD Saturday, April 5 IT Networking Night Tuesday, February 18 5-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room CAREER FAIRS Career Services offers a variety of services, both online and in-person, to assist you in your job search. Finance Networking Night 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 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. Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program Director Christine M. Paul, firstname.lastname@example.org, 281-283-3033 www.uhcl.edu/fl Marketing Networking Night Thursday, April 10 5-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room ART SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS 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 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 Spring 2014 Art School for Children Saturday, February 1 – Monday, April 14 Arbor Building, Room 1315.02 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 Non-Profit Organization US Postage Houston, Texas Permit No. 1506 PAID ART AND SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR JANUARY-MAY 2014