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Monday, January 24th, 2011

Texas State to host Hinojosa, Mendez literary symposium

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State will host the Rolando Hinojosa / Miguel Méndez Literary Symposium: Vida y Honor / Life and Honor on Friday, Feb. 4.

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Texas State symposium to observe Mexican anniversaries

A symposium on Sept. 11 at Texas State will observe the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain, as well at the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution of 1910.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Weekend: Intrepid canoe racers, music and, maybe, Teddy bears

Music, the Texas Water Safari, Baby Fest and more await at your pleasure for the weekend. With or without your Teddy bear. On a less local note, there's that soccer game in South Africa.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

International man of comedy comes to town

The career of comedian Tom Rhodes has been one long travelogue of adventures, some of which you can hear for yourself when Corridor Comedy brings him to J's Bistro, 202 North LBJ Drive, Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Texas State to hold Spanish language documentary festival

The Center for the Studies of Latino Media & Markets at Texas State is holding a festival Thursday with 16 Spanish language documentaries made by college and university students from all around the Americas.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Doucumentary festival extends deadline

Points of View, the first Spanish international documentary festival taking place at Texas State, has extended its entry deadline to March 15. The winners of the festival will receive a prize and exposure on HITV.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Texas State international scholars recognized

Four Texas State faculty, staff and students were honored during the Recognizing Achievements in International Education" session which was held as part of International Education Week (IEW) on Nov. 19.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Texas State alum to be next state historian

Texas State alum Dr. Light Cummins has been sworn in to be the next State Historian of Texas. He succeeds Texas State History Department Chair Dr. Frank de la Teja, whose two-year term inaugurated the position in...

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Graduate student completes paper on Rachilde, transgender

Texas State University graduate student in playwriting Teresa Stankiewicz earned a trip to the Universidad de Huelva, Spain May 6, where she presented a research paper.