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Book Author Presentation

As part of the Reading the Globe program, the author of the Common Read comes to TAMIU and speaks to the freshman class. This occurs on a Friday in October, once students have finished reading and discussing the book in UNIV 1101.

In addition, the author participates in "Laredo’s One City, One Book Speaker Series" where he/she speaks at the Laredo Public Library.

Author's Visits

Friday, October 5, 2018
Loung Ung speaks at TAMIU
Freshman Session
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Kinesiology-Convocation Building

Laredo Community & TAMIU Student Session
3:00-4:00 pm
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 101

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Loung Ung speaks at Laredo Public Library
9:30 -11:30 am
1120 Calton Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

Cultural Awareness Day 2017


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 101 A & B

8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 1:30


The Khmer Rouge
Pol Pot
Human Rights Violations
Immigrant Stories

Cambodian Art and Film


The Killing Fields

Asian Architecture


Impact of Vietnam War

 Cambodian History

 Study Abroad in Asia

  • Music on the Menu- September 26, 2018: more information coming soon!


Contact Information:

University College 
Zaffirini Student Success Center 223 
Phone 326-2134 
Fax 326-2129