Additional FESTIBA 2017 Events

Monday February 27

BORDER WALL DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING
The Border Studies Archive at UTRGV will host a film screening of a documentary about the border wall. Discussion led by UTRGV professors will follow.
Presenters: Dr. Margaret Dorsey and Dr. Miguel Diaz-Barriga.
Curatorial Assistants: Lupe Flores and Shantal Brissette
Location: Edinburg Campus / Border Studies Archive (3rd floor of the UTRGV library)
Time: 1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Rediscovering the American Renaissance
Graduate students of ENGL 6305: The American Renaissance will present on RADICAL figurations of the American Renaissance.
Faculty presenter: Shawn Thomson, Associate Professor Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies
Location: Edinburg Campus / ELABS 161
Time: 7:20 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.

Tuesday February 28

THE SPANISH TEACHER AND THE TOOLS TO HAVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
Future Spanish teachers will present their findings about the issues that can impact their health, to a panel of Spanish teachers (Rosario Cardona and Perlita Salazar). Faculty presenters/participants: Aracely Esparza and SPAN 3304 students Location: Brownsville Campus / Salon Cassia Time: 3:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

BORDER WALL DISCUSSION
Guest speakers will share research and community concerns about border walls in the Rio Grande Valley and the borderlands. Discussion will follow.
Presenters: Scott Nicol, Sierra Club representative and Dani Marrero Hi, La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) representative.
Location: Edinburg Campus / ELABS 184
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 2

"ARISTOTLE'S LOST LIBRARY" INTERACTIVE LEARNING
A hands-on demonstration of an interactive game designed to teach classical and modern rhetorical theory.
Presenters: Mark Noe, Jeffrey Doyle, Amanda Gonzales, Kevin Galaviz, William Ordeman, Adriana Vasquez
Location: Edinburg Campus/ Lobby of Jeffers Theater, ELABS; Brownsville Campus: Second Floor, Sabal Hall
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Creative Writing Club Open Mic
Students from UTRGV's Creative Writing Club will share prose and poetry. All are invited to come and share a piece or two!
Moderators: Marianita Escamilla, Katie Hoerth and John Isbell
Readers: P.J Hernandez, Karla Olvera, Mayanin Rosa, Erick Figueroa and Sheila Bravo
Location: Edinburg Campus/ ELABS 186
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

THE UNAVOIDABLE STRESS OF COLLEGE STUDENTS
FYW instructor will present cultural traits and conditions of UTRGV students and will share experiences about stress factors mainly affecting entry level college students. Tips to help reduce stress in the learning environment will be offered.
Faculty presenter: Yemin Sanchez
Location: Edinburg Campus/ ELABS 244
Time: 1:40 p.m.

Friday, March 3

French Cuisine as a Harmony of Health & Art
Presenters: Students of FREN 1311 & 1312
Coordinators: Dr. Margarita Isbell & Dr. John Isbell
Location: Edinburg Campus / Health Affairs Building East 1.114
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 pm