Events

March 26, 2019,
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Houston Community College. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

HCC Eastside Campus
6815 Rustic St.
Houston, TX 77087
April 3, 2019,
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at The University of Texas at El Paso. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

The University of Texas at El Paso
351 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79902
April 5, 2019,
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Texas A&M University. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

Texas A&M University
398 Spence St.
College Station, TX 77843
January 14 – May 10, 2019
Exhibition

Created to celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts detailing the struggle in Texas. For more information, contact the Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute.

Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
300 South 5th Street
Waco, TX 76701
March 1–
April 30, 2019
Exhibition

In the 1840s, German immigrants began settling at New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Sisterdale, and other locations in Central Texas, imparting a distinctive character to these communities. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features reproductions of archival photographs, newspaper headlines, maps, and paintings that tell the story of a people remarkable for individual and communal industry in setting down roots and adapting ways of the old country to life in a new world. For more information, please contact the Bell County Museum.

Bell County Museum
P.O. Box 1381
Belton, TX 76513
March 1–April 1, 2019
Exhibition

Drawn from files of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service archives at Texas A&M University, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition uses photographs and explanatory texts to convey a sense of the lives of rural Texas women, helpful programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Extension Service, and the changes that swept across rural Texas in the Great Depression and World War II. For more information, contact the Schimelpfenig Library.

Schimelpfenig Public Library
5024 Custer Road
Plano, TX 75023
March 3–31, 2018
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition looks at early Texas buildings for information about settlers' visions of community and progress and their accommodation to the physical demands and economic realities of everyday life. For more information, contact the Mahon Public Library.

Mahon Public Library
1306 9th St.
Lubbock, TX 79401
March 3 –29, 2019
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition provides a historical overview of U.S. Latino participation in World War II and features historical photographs from the U.S. Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project archives and contemporary photographs of men and women of the WWII generation by photojournalist Valentino Mauricio. It focuses on individual stories that reveal larger themes such as citizenship and civil rights and features excerpts from the more than five hundred oral history interviews that were part of the project. For more information, contact the Palo Alto College—Ozuna Library.

Palo Alto College—Ozuna Library
1400 W Villaret Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
March 3—April 16, 2019
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition surveys the Alamo of the Texas imagination through illustrations drawn from historical documents, paintings, sketches, cartoons, comic books, television, and movie interpretations. For more information, contact the Heart of West Texas Museum.

Heart of West Texas Museum
340 East 3rd Street
Colorado City, TX 79512
April 2, 2019,
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Houston Community College. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

HCC Eastside Campus
6815 Rustic St.
Houston, TX 77087

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