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Fall 2021 Schedule

November:

Tuesday, November 2nd   |   11:00am-12:30pm CST   |   Campus: SCIT to UC Walkway

Cultural Activities                                 

“Polytheism, Myth, Rituals, Sacrifice, and Other Spiritual Manifestations of Mesoamerican Indians” presented by Dr. Luz Mary Rincon’s IS1100 & HUMA1301 classes in observance of Dia de los Muertos, a Latin-American & U.S. Hispanic religious event. Co-sponsored by the President’s Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Friday, November 5th   |   1:00pm-2:00pm CST   |   Remote: Zoom Access

Invited Lecture

“Buddhism and Climate Change”, presented by Dr. Daniel Capper, Professor in the School of
Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he specializes in ethical dialogues
between religion and science and is an expert in environmental ethics and world religions.

Tuesday, November 9   |   2:30pm-4:00pm CST   |   Hyflex: UC217 & Zoom

Roundtable Discussion

Join interfaith religious leaders for a discussion on “Mysticism & Magic” (IS1100 sub-themes for November). Invitations extended to representatives from the Texarkana Muslim Community, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Twin Cities Church of Christ, First Baptist Church of Texarkana, Hardy Memorial Methodist Church, Hindu Temple of Texarkana, St. James Episcopal Church, B’Nai Zion Temple of Shreveport, and the Dallas Buddhist Center.

Tuesday, November 16th   |   12:15pm-1:15pm CST   |   Remote: Zoom Access

John F. Moss Library Book Club Lecture

“Does Sex Make You a God?: Mormonism, Polygamy, Secularism” presented by Dr. Peter Coviello, Professor of English at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he specializes in American Literature and queer theory. Check out his new book, Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism (2019) at the TAMUT John F. Moss Library!

Monday, November 29th   |   6:00pm-7:00pm CST   |   Remote: Zoom Access

Workshop                                           

Join Nicki Hunter, a Black Indigenous mixed media artist and practicing witch from Hot Springs, AR for “Blackwoods Witch Yule Workshop” co-sponsored by the President’s Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, C.R.O.W.N., the Program in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, & Spectrum.

 


Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to TAMUT faculty, staff, students, and off-campus communities. See the TAMUT Daily Need to Know Announcements for event flyers and Zoom access information. For PLACE news, questions, and comments, follow us on Twitter (@TAMUTPLACE), or like us on Facebook (@TAMUTPLACE).

For a printable schedule of PLACE events, click here.

For questions about events, contact PLACE via email at PLACE@tamut.edu.

 

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