Dionysia 2014 Banquets Thursday, April 24 - Sunday, April 27 The UH Center for Creative Work will celebrate the spirit of ancient banquets during Dionysia 2014: "A Gathering of All Good People" with a series of feasts featuring live music, storytelling and meals prepared and served by students. The banquets will be held at 7 p.m., April 24 – 27 in the UH Honors College Commons (second floor of M.D. Anderson Library). Though free and open to the community, RSVP is required. Space is limited. Click here to RSVP.
Nicolás Kanellos, University of Houston Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies and director of Arte Público Press, will receive the prestigious 2014 Enrique Anderson Imbert award from the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española or the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. The award recognizes the lifetime achievement of an individual who has contributed to the knowledge and dissemination of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture in the U.S.
University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) research professor Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, will receive the college's Spirit of Excellence in Social Work Award at the GCSW's upcoming 2014 Biennial Scholarship Gala. A nationally renowned speaker, Brown has spent more than a dozen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame.
The University of Houston Sports Performance department's Sports Performance clinic on Saturday, April 26, at UH's Athletics/Alumni Center is rapidly approaching. Led by UH's co-director of sports performance Brian Odom, the clinic will feature five speakers from the sports performance world along with breakfast and lunch as part of the event's registration.