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 4, 2019
 Christina Rickardsson - "Never Stop Walking"

Christina Rickardsson speaks at TAMIU
Freshman Session
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Kinesiology-Convocation Building (KCB)

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

Saturday, October 5, 2019
 Christina Rickardsson - "Never Stop Walking"
Christina Rickardsson speaks at Laredo Public Library
9:30 -11:30 am
1120 Calton Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

Cultural Awareness Day 2019: Brazil

Zaffirini Student Success Center #101, Suite A&B

September 18, 2019




8:00-9:00         Sister Isidra, Director, Sacred Heart Children's Home

                           Dr. Puneet Gill, The Amazon and Climate Change

9:10-10:10         Dr. Aaron Olivas, The History of Brazil

                           Dr. Peter Haruna, Human Rights

10:20-11:20       Leticia Kock, What you should know about Brazil

                           Ana Paula Abramson Bellisoni, A Pictorial Review of Brazil (Spanish)

11:30-12:30       Dr. Ediza Garcia, Mental Health Implications of Parental Mental Illness

                           Maysa Orelli, Life in Brazil

12:40-1:40         Dr. Andrew Hilburn, Geography of Brazil

                           Dr. Jim Norris, Politics of Brazil

1:50-2:50          Dr. John Kilburn and Dr. Paula Newmann, Poverty and Violence in Communities

                           Isabel Rodrigues, Brazil: Inside and Out

3:00-4:00        Vanessa AlmarazCulture Shock

                          Carlos Morales, Capoeira           




Contact Information:

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