Department of
Comparative Cultural Studies 
University of Houston 
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4800 Calhoun Road
Houston TX 77204-5020
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Past Events

ILAS 2350  Introduction on to Liberal Studies

Winter Seminar in France Dec 27, 2012 ‐ Jan 12, 2013

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Students  can  take  the  3  credit  hour  course ILAS  2350  “Introduc5 on  to  Liberal  Studies”,  a learning  how  to  learn  course,  a  hybrid  course with  seminars  interspersed  between  cultural and  sightseeing  ac5 vi5 es.  The  online  por5 on of  the  class  students  will  complete  from  their homes  in  December  before  the  trip.  Students  from any department, college or university can par5 cipate.

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Fall 2012 Course: CCS 3394: African and the Indian Ocean World

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Hist. 3391 (Section 36969)/CCS 3394 (“Selected Topics”) M/W 2:30-4:00 (AH 104)
Taught by Dr. Kairn Klieman,

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Scholarship and Grant Opportunity

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The University of Houston Departments of Comparative Cultural Studies, English, and Modern and Classical Languages Announce Two Institute for World Literature Scholarships

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July 14-24, 2012 | CUBA: Histories and Cultures of Latin America

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Latin Americanizing the Curriculum Project

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Summer IV 2012 Course - Methods in Linguistic Anthropology

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WCL 4396/6397 and ANTH 43001/6301

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April 19, 2012

The Art of Folk Spirit

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The Art of Folk Spirit: Prominent folklorists to speak on campus

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April 20, 2012

Immigration and the Immigrant Experience: Houston and Beyond

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On Friday, April 20, 2012, the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) Ad Hoc Committee on Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity will host symposium, Immigration and the Immigrant Experience: Houston and Beyond.

8:30am-5pm

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March 6, 2012

Judge, The Supreme Court of India

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Dean Raymond T. Nimmer 

requests the pleasure of your company 
at a reception honoring 

The Honorable Mr. Justice Swatanter Kumar
Judge, The Supreme Court of India 

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
5:30 p.m.
Frankel Rare Books Room,
UH Law Center Please

Please RSVP by Friday, March 2, 2012, to lawalumni@uh.edu or 713.743.2107. 

March 22, 2012

Dr. Matt Goldish, "The Other Men in Black"

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Jewish Studies at the University of Houston presents Dr. Matt Goldish presenting and discussing his film "The Other Men in Black"
March 22, 2012 | 4pm at the University Commons
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March 28, 2012

Akash Kapur, author of the forthcoming India Becoming

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
10am at R104 (Roy Cullen - English Building)
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October 27, 2011

Black in Latin America: Brazil, A Racial Paradise?

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In 2010 Henry Louis Gates began an exploration of the legacies of slavery in Latin America. Latin America and the Caribbean have the largest concentration of people with African ancestry outside of Africa, in some countries up to 70%. Brazil is one of the countries investigated by Prof. Gates, a country that often describes itself as a “racial paradise,” with a culture shaped by both Africans and the Portuguese as shown in this film.

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October 24, 2011

Abraham Verghese

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October 15, 2011-January 1, 2011

Race: Are We So Different?

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