Thursday, March 25, 2010

British Women Writers Conference

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th- Century British Women Writers Conference will be held in College Station, Texas on April 8-11, 2010. This year the conference invites everyone to consider journeys— the spatial, personal, fantastic, artistic, and social movements— that occur throughout this body of literature. The Conference will feature two keynote speakers: Kate Flint and Felicity A. Nussbaum, plenary panel speakers, a roundtable, and various featured speakers. All events will take place at the Hilton in College Station. Registration is required to attend.

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Honoring a Diverse Asian America

On Saturday, April 17th, the Department of Multicultural Services at Texas A&M University will be hosting the 3rd Cultural Day Trip. This trip will be honoring the diversity of Asian America and is being held specifically in April to celebrate Asian Heritage Month and the strength that diversity brings to Texas A&M University. A mandatory lecture will be held on Friday, April 16th, from 6:00-8:00 pm in Rudder 501. On Saturday they will visit Asian cultural attractions in the Houston area, including: The Forbidden Gardens in Katy, The Anjali Center for Performing Arts in Houston, and Hong Kong City Mall in Houston. The bus will return to A&M around 9:00 pm on Saturday. Registration is $25 and includes: round-trip transportation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and entrance to each destination and attraction.

Registration due April 13, 2010

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International Day Celebration at Texas A&M University

The International Student Association at Texas A&M University will celebrate the cultures of various countries of the world represented at A&M during International Day. The celebration will take place in Rudder Exhibit hall on Wednesday April 14, 2010 with country displays, information stands, activities and finger foods. There will be a variety show in Rudder Theatre that evening showcasing traditional dances, music and dress of the participating countries. Admission to the exhibits is free of charge. Tickets to the show will be on sale at the MSC box office for $3.00 for students.

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