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  1. The Golf Book: Playing and Praying in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Professor Milliman analyzes the Golf Book, a sixteenth-century book of hours which depicts games and pastimes. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. Celebrating Mexico’s Epic Revolution

    Celebrating Mexico’s Epic Revolution will open a fall lecture series held in conjunction with the exhibit Stories & Music of the Revolution: A Commemorative Exhibit on the Centennial of Mexico’s Revolution in Special Collections. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-11-17 11:24

  3. The Thrice Great Hermes

    Professor Willard explores writings attributed to “the Egyptian Hermes” that were brought to Europe during the Italian Renaissance and were gradually translated into all the major languages. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  4. The Manessische Liederhandschrift

    Professor Classen will introduce and discuss the invaluable facsimile of this manuscript kept in Special Collections, and offer the relevant social-historical context. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  5. The First Centennial of the Independence in San Luis Potosi

    San Luis Potosi’s First Centennial celebration in 1910 was an example of how important national processes took place in Mexico’s regions during the Porfirian era in Mexico. Why did the revolutionary outbreak happen in the same year? Interesting clues ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  6. Writing on the Edge

    Writing on the Edge celebrates the world within the borderlands through its twentieth century books and authors, beginning with Mariano Azuela (The Underdogs, 1915) coming all the way up through Luis Alberto Urrea (Into the Beautiful North, 2009). ...

    Anonymous - 2014-11-17 11:24

  7. The Borderlands and the Mexican Revolution

    Oscar J. Martinez, historian and author, assesses the role of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands in the Mexican Revolution, with an emphasis on controversies, disturbances, and battles that affected the destiny of Mexico and the United States. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-11-17 11:22

  8. The Role of Women in the Mexican Revolution as Portrayed Through the Corrido

    This event closes the fall lecture series held in conjunction with the exhibit Stories & Music of the Revolution: A Commemorative Exhibit on the Centennial of Mexico’s Revolution in Special Collections. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  9. 13th Annual Milton Marathon

    The public is invited to drop in and enjoy a marathon reading of John Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost." ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  10. Another Side of the Border

    “Another Side of the Border” is not your typical borderlands exposé. Produced by UA students Curtis Prendergast, Austin Counts and Kristen Boele, this 30-minute documentary film examines borderlands issues that are often overshadowed, emphasizing the ...

    Anonymous - 2014-12-08 16:31

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