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  1. Memories and Reflections with Senator DeConcini

    Senator DeConcini shares his memories and reflections for the opening of “Presidential Letters: A Selection from the Dennis DeConcini Papers,” a special exhibit on display through May 2, 2014. In celebration of Presidents Day, this special exhibit highlig ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-10 13:43

  2. An Introduction to Emilio Gil and his Work

    Opening Reception Emilio Gil, Artistic Director of Tau Diseño one of one of Spain’s pioneering and most distinguished graphic  design firms will be in on campus to present the American opening of his collection of collages, “Mapas que no lo son/Imaginary ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 14:56

  3. 40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself

    An Evening With Big Jim Griffith In this opening lecture Dr. Jim Griffith, retired UA professor, former director of the Southwest Center & founder and former director of Tucson Meet Yourself, discusses the early days of Tucson Meet Yourself.   A panel ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 15:09

  4. Una Noche de Corridos

    Ballads of Passion, Pride and Politics In partnership with the Chicano Hispano Student Center and as part of the UA's Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, this event will feature various musical performances from campus and the local community.  More ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 15:13

  5. Teatro Libertad and Chicano Theater in Tucson

    This opening exhibition event features a panel of speakers, all former members of a local "street theatre" company called Teatro Libertad, discussing their work.  Select scenes from one of the group's plays,  La Vida Del Cobre (The Life of ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 15:15

  6. Wenzeslas Bible

    The Triumph and Glory of Late Medieval Book Production. Art, Religion, and Literature in One Manuscript While the German King Wenceslaus (1361-1419) experienced a very troubled reign (1376-1400), he worked hard throughout his life to gain highest respect ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-01 08:48

  7. Presidential Letters

    A Selection from the Dennis DeConcini Papers Part of the Congressional Archives, the Dennis DeConcini Papers total more than 600 boxes of correspondence, legislative committee files, voting records, photographs, audiovisual materials and objects. The coll ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-02 12:24

  8. 50 Years

    Tucson's Mexican American Community In the final program of the Civil Rights Lecture Series, Lupe Castillo, Professor, Pima Community College and Margo Cowan, Public Defender, Pima County, lead a discussion exploring Tucson's Mexican American co ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-11 10:56

  9. Secrets of the Renaissance Garden

    The Renaissance garden works its magic by combining greenery and masonry, statues and fountains.  Italian garden designers found new ways to align art and nature, creating places where the civilized and the wild could coexist. One inspiration was a book p ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-11 15:34

  10. 20,000 Facts and Fables

    Pliny's "Natural History" in Early Modern Europe With thousands of details from hundreds of sources, the Naturalis Historia of Pliny the Elder was a standard reference work throughout the Middle Ages, lovingly copied wherever Latin was read ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-11 15:36