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Wednesday, Jan. 31
Men's basketball vs. Houston Baptist University
7 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Women's basketball at Houston Baptist University
7 p.m.
Houston

Friday, Feb. 2
Bowling at three-day Prairie View A&M University Invitational
Arlington

Track and field at two-day New Mexico Collegiate Invitational
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Saturday, Feb. 3
Women's basketball at Lamar University
2 p.m.
Beaumont

Men's basketball at Lamar University
4:30 p.m.
Beaumont

Tennis at Texas A&M University
4 p.m.
College Station

Sunday, Feb. 4
Tennis at Prairie View A&M University
3 p.m.
Prairie View

Tennis vs. Liberty University
10 a.m.
College Station


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Dr. Paulo Dutra

Assistant professor, Languages, Cultures and Communication

Dutra published “Cervantine Tradition in Luisa Valenzuela: Dream, Relativization of Reality and Exposure of Literary Language Against the Truth of Official Speeches.”

The article, co-authored with Vitor Vogas from the Federal University of Espirito Santo, examines how Argentinian writer Luisa Valenzuela resorted to Cervantine literary tradition as a strategy of literary resistance. It details the opposition and resistance to the domination tactics employed by the civilian-military dictatorship, which ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983.

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SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature Houston landscaper Cindy McClimans

The SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

The lecture series will feature Houston landscaper Cindy McClimans presenting “Creating Unique Landscapes.” McClimans is a professional landscape designer based in The Woodlands. Her primary focus is designing landscapes that complement their natural surroundings by utilizing native and adapted plant material. In addition to natural plantings, her hardscapes artistically incorporate stone and masonry water features and other materials that blend into the environment.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series fund are always appreciated. For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.
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Alumni Association holding ring week

Ring week is scheduled Feb. 26 to March 1 at the Tracie D. Pearman Alumni Center.

Alumni, including faculty and staff members, may purchase a class ring and participate in the activities leading up to the Big Dip ring ceremony.

Balfour representatives will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help design the perfect ring.

For more information, visit sfaalumni.com.

Special lecture to feature director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture and the SFA Division of Environmental Science will host a public lecture beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

Heidi Grether, director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, will present “Perspectives on Environmental Protection and Regulation, Day-to-Day and in Crisis.” Grether brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from her time dealing with environmental disasters such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 

This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available at the PNPC and nearby Raguet Elementary School. For more information, call (936) 468-1185, or email fullersa@sfasu.edu.
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Fine Arts

College of Fine Arts, School of Art observe Black History Month

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Art will usher in February’s observance of Black History Month with three diverse performances.

The Children’s Performing Arts Series will celebrate Black History Month Thursday, Feb. 1, with performances of the Virginia Repertory Theatre’s “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.” Performances are at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium.

On Friday, Feb. 2, the School of Art will present a free, one-night screening of “I Am Not Your Negro” at 7 p.m. in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

The College of Fine Arts, in association with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will present the L.A. Theatre Works’ production of the “The Mountaintop" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in Turner Auditorium. “The Mountaintop” contains mature language and controversial themes.

For more information, visit finearts.sfasu.edu, stop by the Fine Arts Box Office, or call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.
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