Citizenship Week

Citizenship Week

Citizenship Week Calendar

Monday, November 12th

The Deep End: New works, including a world premiere by Anthony Brandt

  • 7:30pm @ Moores School of Music
  • [Sponsored by] Moores School of Music

The Moores School of Music at the University of Houston presents the PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE I, Monday, November 12, at 7:30pm, in Moores Opera House. For more information visit www.uh.edu/class/music

Featuring:
PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE I
Blake Wilkins, Director

Admission Info:
General Admission: $12
Students/Senior: $7

Tuesday, November 13th

Room to be (Ms.)understood: A Panel Discussion

  • 5:30pm – 8:30pm @ Blaffer Art Museum Media Room
  • [Sponsored by] Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts

A public conversation among Jacki Apple, Lynne McCabe, and Elizabeth Gregory, moderated by Jenni Sorkin, Room to be (Ms.)understood explores the limits of “social sculpture” and the increasingly common “experience-as-medium” mode of working. Lynne McCabe’s Room to be (Ms.)understood aims to interrogate the origins and genealogies of these practices by looking to a different, often neglected history of feminist writing, performance, and site-specific interventions from the 1970s.

Zach Wahls (Speaker)

  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm @ University Center - Houston Room
  • [Sponsored by] Student Program Board (SPB)

The Student Program Board (SPB) at the University of Houston invites you listen to the perspective of Zach Wahls, the author of The Son of Two Moms.

Jazz Orchestra and Ensemble featuring works by Nestico, Gabbart, and Radiohead

  • 7:30pm @ Moores Opera House
  • [Sponsored by] Moores School of Music and Vacek Jazz Residency Project

For more information visit www.uh.edu/class/music
Admission Info:
General Admission: $12
Students/Senior: $7

Wednesday, November 14th

Working with Social Works: A public lecture by Shannon Jackson followed by a conversation with Lynne McCabe

  • 6:30pm @ Blaffer Art Museum Media Room
  • [Sponsored by] Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Art

A public lecture and conversation with Shannon Jackson, professor at the University of California and Artist in Residence Lynne McCabe.

UH Poetry Session featuring The Asia Project

  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ University Center - Houston Room
  • [Sponsored by] Council of Ethnic Organizations (CEO) and University Centers
  • Students are invited to share their poetic works as part of the UH Poetry Session. This event will  put a dual emphasis on writing and performance, encouraging poets to focus on what they're saying and how they're saying it. This year this event will feature performances from world renowned spoken word artists,  The Asia Project.

Thursday, November 15th

CEO Presents International Marketplace

  • 11:00am – 2:00pm @ Butler Plaza
  • [Sponsored by] Council of Ethnic Organizations (CEO)

This event serves as a venue for student organizations to come together from all over the world and from every region to experience and showcase every type of diversity possible.  During the event students can showcase their culture by selling food, clothing and other items that they wish to sell.

Friday, November 16th

Chorale Concert featuring Choral Artists and Chamber Orchestra

  • 7:30pm @ Moores School of Music
  • [Sponsored by] Moores School of Music

For more information visit www.uh.edu/class/music

Admission Info:
General Admission: $12
Students/Senior: $7

Saturday, November 17th

Walk to Stop Diabetes

Annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Event

  • 8:00am @ Minute Maid Park
  • [Sponsored by] College of Technology – Cougars for Kids

Every fall, thousands of people join the ADA’s largest fundraising campaign in the fight against diabetes by participating in the family friendly, non-competitive walk/run. Join the UH campaign to raise money and help fund diabetes research, education, and advocacy.

Sunday, November 18th

Community Garden Event

  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm @ University of Houston Community Garden
    (near the Quadrangle, NE of Wheeler & Cullen)
  • [Sponsored by] Metropolitan Volunteer Program

Join the Metropolitan Volunteer Program and the University Houston to help plant fresh vegetables and new plants in the UH Community Garden.