January

News from CLASS

CLASS Faculty in the Media

Mat Johnson - 2

Why Authors Tweet
(The New York Times )
Department of English

Dr. Freeland

What Does a Philosopher Look Like?
(The Philosophers' Magazine)
Department of Philosophy

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When History Is Closed for Debate
(The Jewish Daily Forward)
Department of History

Calendar

Throughout the month:

  • Post-show Discussion Series: Tom Stoppard's trilogy, The Coast of Utopia
    Sunday, January 15 – March 11; following the production's Sunday matinee
    Location: Main Street Theater – Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose, Houston, 77006
    Price: Free with a purchase of matinee performance ticket; prices start at $26
    Contact: 713-524-6706

    Jan. 15 – Jeffrey Church, assistant professor of Political Science
    Jan. 22 – Robert Shimko, assistant professor of Theatre History and Dramaturgy
    Jan. 29 – Jeffrey Church, assistant professor of Political Science

JANUARY 15 - 21

  • Cool Brains! Inprint Readings for Young People: Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Mighty Miss Malone
    Sunday, January 15; 3 p.m. (doors open at 2:30 p.m.)
    Location: Johnston Middle School, 10410 Manhattan Dr., Houston, 77096
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-521-2026

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
    Monday, January 16

  • Spring Semester 2012 classes begin
    Tuesday, January, 17

  • Vocal Master Class featuring Loronzo Copploa
    Thursday, January 19; 6 – 8 p.m.
    Location: Moores School of Music Room 160
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-743-3388 or visit the web site at http://www.uh.edu/class/music/

  • Gulf Coast Reading Series: David Lombardi, Olga Mexina and Allie Rowbottom
    Friday, January 20; 7 p.m.
    Location: Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet, Houston, 77005
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-743-3223

  • Memorial Service commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Carlos Monsanto
    Saturday, January 21; 10 a.m.
    Location: A.D. Bruce Religion Center on campus; reception will follow
    If you wish to contribute to Dr. Monsanto's memory, the family has suggested donations to the Monsanto Family Scholarship Fund-UH Honors College.
    Contact: 713-743-3007

JANUARY 22 - 28

  • Inprint Brown Reading Series: Margaret Atwood
    Monday, January 23; 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Cullen Theater inside the Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave., Houston, 77002
    Price: $5 general admission; free tickets for students and seniors at the door.
    Contact: 713-521-2026

  • University-Wide Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Tuesday, January 24; 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Houston Room in the University Center, main campus
    Price: Free
    Contact: Renia Butler at rslusby@uh.edu

  • Communograph Sidewalk Talk: "Parks, Green Spaces and Abandoned Spaces" in Third Ward hosted by Rebecca Novak, Wendell Taylor and JD Green
    Thursday, January 26; 6 – 8 p.m.
    Location: Project Row Houses, 2500 Holman, Houston, 77004
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-743-5749 or 713-526-7662

  • CAMH Artists/Scholars Talk: Jenni Sorkin, assistant professor of Contemporary Art and Critical Studies
    Thursday, January 26; 6:30 p.m.
    Location: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, Houston, 77006
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-284-8250

  • Author Appearance: Christina Sisk, assistant professor of Hispanic Studies and author of Mexico, Nation in Transit
    Thursday, January 26; 7 p.m.
    Location: Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet, Houston, 77005
    Price: Free
    Contact: 713-523-0701

  • Opera: Tartuffe, music and libretto by Kirke Mecham
    Thursday, January 26; Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29; 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Moores Opera House, 3271 Cullen Boulevard Houston, TX 77004
    Price: $10 students and seniors, $15 UH faculty and staff, $20 general admission
    Contact: 713-743-3388

  • Opera: Amelia, music by Daron Hagen, libretto by Gardner McFall and story by Stephen Wadsworth
    Friday, January 27 and Monday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 29 at 2 p.m.
    Location: Moores Opera House, 3271 Cullen Boulevard Houston, TX 77004
    Price: $10 students and seniors, $15 UH faculty and staff, $20 general admission
    Contact: 713-743-3388

JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 4

  • Auditions: Aristophanes' Frogs adapted by John Harvey (Honors College) and directed by Aaron Landsman (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts)
    Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31; 7 - 10 p.m.
    Location: Honors College Commons, 2nd floor of the M.D. Anderson Library
    Price: Free
    Contact: John Harvey at jrharvey@mail.uh.edu

  • International Piano Festival
    Friday, February 3 – Sunday, February 5; see schedule for times
    Location: Moores Opera House, 3271 Cullen Boulevard Houston, TX 77004
    Price: Range from $15 students and seniors to $85 general admission
    Contact: 713-743-3388;
    Complete schedule: http://www.uh.edu/class/music/events-performances/piano-festival/

  • Public Poetry featuring Arte'Publico Press author Sarah Cortez
    Saturday, February 4; 2 – 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Park Place Regional Library, 8145 Park Place, Houston, 77017
    Price: Free
    Contact: 832-393-1313