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UH Campus Closed for Spring Break.

8:30 am

Oilfield Technology Seminar presented by The Energy Rubber Group and UH Petroleum Technolgy Initiative. Seminar starts March 11 at 1:30pm-4:30 p.m. and continues on March 12-13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Oilfield Technology Seminar focusing on ELASTOMERS is organized in close collaboration with industry companies and subject matter experts.Participants earn 2.0 C.E.U.s. Lunch will be provided.

For more information visit http://uh-edu/erg-oil

10:00 am

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. FromJ anuary 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/

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/

5:00 pm

The purpose of the Grants to Enhance and Advance Research are to increase external funding. Full-time faculty members who are tenured or tenure-track are eligible to apply for GEAR funds. Individual faculty members or groups of faculty members may apply. For more information on internal awards, refer to the RSC webpage.