Friday, November 21, 2014
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.
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/
The University of Houston Libraries now offers a series of technology training courses open to all UH students, faculty and staff.
Courses cover Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and content are tailored for basic, intermediate and advanced skill levels. More courses will be added to the rotation, including training on software such as Outlook, iMovie, Live Movie Maker, InDesign and other commonly-used programs.
Sessions run for 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the topic and skill level, and most sessions will take place in the Learning Commons training areas. Session Timings: (See the link below) Morning Sessions: (10AM to 12PM) Afternoon Sessions: (2PM to 4PM) Evening Sessions: (6PM to 8PM)
The full training calendar is posted online and is updated on a monthly basis. Seating is limited to about 15 people per session and currently first come, first serve basis. See upcoming Training Sessions & Location details from here:http://info.lib.uh.edu/
3-Day Seminar, March 11-13
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