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Monday, September 25, 2023


Five events for your calendar this week

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The on-campus Barnes and Noble is hosting a multi-day fair for December graduates. | File photo/The Cougar

To begin your week on an eventful note, pull out your planners for this week’s most exciting events that are happening on campus!

Tuesday: Energy Symposium: “The Clean Power Plan: To Be or Not to Be?”

Student Center South, Houston Room

5:30 to 7 p.m.

If you’re looking to learn more about the history and future of the Clean Power Plan, UH Energy is hosting a panel to discuss its details, origins and the criticisms plus legal conflicts surrounding its conception. Panelists include the deputy regional director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign and the Environmental Defense Fund’s general counsel among others.

Wednesday: University-Wide Graduation Fair

UH Barnes & Noble Bookstore

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For all December 2016 graduates, the Barnes and Noble Bookstore will host a campus-wide graduation fair event selling graduate regalia, class rings, custom announcements, diploma frames and graduation pictures, to name a few. Students who will walk the stage can also order their graduation attire from factory representatives at the fair. The fair will also be taking place Tuesday and Thursday at the same time.

Thursday: Living Archives: “Dreamer Power: The Next Generation of Latina Leaders”

M.D. Anderson Library’s Rockwell Pavilion

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Barbara Karkabi Living Archives will feature a panelist featuring six activists. The event is free to UH students as well as faculty and involves interviews with Houston women on diverse topics. All collected footage will be stored in the Carey C. Shuart Women’s Archive at the M.D. Anderson Library.

Thursday: “Till Now:” Contemporary Art in Context lecture by Dr. Suzanne Hudson: “Agnes Martin, Night Sea Journey”

Fine Arts Building, Room 110

6:30 to 8 p.m.

The UH School of Art and Blaffer Art Museum are hosting a lecture by art historian and critic Suzanne Hudson to discuss her new book “Agnes Martin, Night Sea Journey,” which will be published this fall. Hudson is the co-founder of the Contemporary Art Think Tank and writes about varying modern and contemporary arts. Students and faculty are encourage to attend a pre-talk reception with food and beverages from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Blaffer Art Museum.

Friday: Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Analia Saban

Blaffer Art Museum

7 to 9 p.m.

The museum will debut 30 of Argentinian artist Analia Saban pieces that analyze everyday objects through the use of unconventional materials. Saban’s work encompasses her approach to art, which is “a decidedly feminist sensibility, the frequent inscription of her physical and psychic self, and a good dose of wry humor.” The exhibition opens at 7 p.m., but museum members can view it starting at 6 p.m.

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