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10:00 am

This hydraulic fracturing symposium is presented in conjunction with the 2014 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. UH faculty and students can attend for free but they do need register by sending Nicole Dellairo an email letting her know they plan to attend. Her email is nhdellar@Central.UH.EDU 4 Hours of CLE credit

The telenovela is one of the most popular products of Latin America. It is a format that exploits the world market through the articulation and preservation of cultural difference, and at the same time serves as a powerful tool of self-representation and the re-signification of the continent’s colonial legacy. soy mi madre (2008) by Phil Collins and Crying for the March of Humanity (2012) by Christian Jankowski both employ the format of the telenovela for critical purposes that draw on the aesthetics of the melodrama to talk about issues of immigration, class and race, and the relationship between arts, media and politics.

For more information visit: http://www.blafferartmuseum.org/melodrama-on-tv-works-by-phil-collins-and-christian-jankowski/

Performance by Autumn Knight: 7:00 pm

Antena is a language justice and language experimentation collaborative founded in 2010 by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers, artists, literary translators, bookmakers and activist interpreters. From January 18 – May 10, 2014, Antena will be in residence at Blaffer, where they will inhabit various spaces of the museum to explore how critical views on language can help us to reimagine and rearticulate the worlds we live in.

For more information visit: http://www.blafferartmuseum.org/antena-at-blaffer-antena-en-blaffer/

7:00 pm

UH Men's Basketball at Memphis
TV:CBS Sports Network

7:30 pm

by Gian-Carlo Menotti

Sung in the original English with surtitles.

A woman is trapped in a Kafka-esque nightmare of bureaucracy and spies. This searing Broadway operatic drama won the Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award in 1950. Divas immediately clamored to sing the central character and her sensational and moving aria of freedom.