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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 13, 2017
Lev Golinkin speaks at TAMIU
Freshman Session
12:30-1:30 pm
Fine & Performing Arts 107
Recital Hall

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

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Lev Golinkin speaks at Laredo Public Library
9:30 -11:30 am
1120 Calton Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

Cultural Awareness Day 2017
Russia and the USSR
September 20, 2017


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 101 A & B

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

Kateryna Vygivska

Living in the Ukraine

Dr. Lola Norris

St. Petersburg:

Splendid City of

the Czars

Dr. Simon Zschirnt

Russia/The Soviet Union

in the First and Second

World Wars

Dr. Ula Klein

Russian Literature

and Film

Dr. Hanna Lainas

Life behind the

Iron Curtain: 

My childhood


Dr. Jody Carlisle

Looking for the Boogeyman

John Hickey

Russian Culture and its Origins

Rabbi Gabriel Frydman


Dr. Richard Hall

The Russian Revolution

Dr. Anna Cieslicka

Growing up in the communist Poland

Melissa Pineda and Krisitna Ortiz

Study Abroad in Russia

  • Music on the Menu- September 27, 2017 at 12:10 p.m. in the Center for the Fine Arts and Performing Arts Recital Hall. Dr. Colin Campbell will perform Jewish-inspired music in observance of Yom Kippur. 
  • Rebirth after the Holocaust: The Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp, 1945-1950. 
    Exhibit will be on display during the month of November, please check back for more information. 



Contact Information:

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