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FALL 2018




5          Political Science Department: "VoteSmart's Facts Matter Tour” presentation
            Guest speaker, Richard Kimball, VoteSmart President, will give a presentation on campaign
            information, how to separate fact from non-fact, and how to be well informed before you vote.
            Project Vote Smart is a non-partisan organization that collects and disseminates
            information about American political candidates at all levels of government. Their
            programs and services are free to all Americans.
            Wed., 6 pm, Library Auditorium.
            Contact Lydia Andrade (, 210.829.3887) for information about event
            For more information about VoteSmart, please visit website at:


7         Art Department: The Word Lived in the Past: A Promise for the Future *(see green
           text below for accompanying event information)

Opening Reception: Fri. Sept. 7, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
            Internal Reception: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 1 – 2 p.m.  Exhibit Celebration with
            Dr. Thomas Evans, UIW President (open to the public)
            Exhibit on display: Fri., Sept. 7 – Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
            Kelso Art Center/Condos Student Gallery


12        "The UIW Spirit:  Keeping the Promise” shared by Sister Helena Monahan,
former UIW Chancellor and former leader of the Incarnate Word Sisters
             Wed., 4:30 pm, Music Building *(The Word Lived in the Past accompanying event)


12         CHASS DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES: Infinte Hope: Anthony Graves, Texas ex-death
             row prisoner Lecture

             Wed., 7 pm, UIW Concert Hall
             See Poster
             For more Information:

18        Political Science Department: Constitution Day           

“On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine men, creating the document that is the foundation of our country.  In May of 2005, Congress enacted a law stating that educational institutions that receive Federal funds must hold an educational program on the United States Constitution commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution.  

               Guest Speaker: Ben Keathley, councilman from Chesterfield, MO (fast-growing St. Louis suburb)
               and attorney-at-law in Missouri and Illinois will speak about the role of local government in
               our constitutional tradition based on some of his experiences as a young representative.
               Tues., 6 pm, Library Auditorium
               Questions about Constitution Day,  please contact Lydia Andrade (, 210.829.3887)

19            Sociology Department: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Path to Nonviolence
, By Dr. Roger Barnes,
                UIW Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice
                Wed., 7 pm, Library Auditorium
                More Information about event  


 20           History Department/Catholic Charities: International Refugee Night
                 847 E. HILDEBRAND AVE. • SAN ANTONIO, TX 78212
                 More Information about event


 23-29       CHASS: Banned Books Week 

 Banned Books Week Events (see poster):
                  - Proclamation of Banned Books Week in Mabee Library lobby—Monday, September 24, 8:45 am
                  - Library display of books that have been banned (and for checking out and reading!)
                  - Photo station in the library—take a picture with your favorite banned book!
                  - Banned books quiz—on the Mabee Library web page (
                  - Reading and discussion of children’s books that have been banned (TBA)
                  - Every year people work to censor literature and ban books from libraries and bookstores.
                  - To combat this, and to promote the freedom of everyone to write and read, Banned Books Week
                    was launched in 1982.
                  Sponsored by the University of the Incarnate Word College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences,
                  in conjunction with the Mabee Library.


27             “For the Good of Others: A Brief History of the Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word
                  in San Antonio”
by  Gilberto M. Hinojosa, Professor Emeritus, and “Ashes Could Not Stop Her”
                  a drama on the beginnings of the Sisters by Sr. Martha Ann Kirk
                  Thurs., 3 pm, Mabee Library Auditorium *(The Word Lived in the Past accompanying event)



6                  Incarnate Word Sisters History and San Antonio History, ATour including
                    MissionConcepción, Mission Espada, San Fernando Cathedral Museum, and
                    Incarnate Word Heritage Center.
                    *(The Word Lived in the Past accompanying event)

13                An Environmental project in the community gardens in the fall planting season touching
                    the earth and learning of its potential gifts.
                    Sat., 9 am to 12 noon



12                 Moot Court Exhibition:  Current UIW students enrolled in GOVT 3375 (Moot Court) will be presenting
                           and defending arguments as they prepare to represent UIW at the American Moot Court Association
                           Regional Tournament hosted by Texas Tech Law School in Lubbock, TX.  (see poster)
                           Monday, Nov. 12 @ 4:30 p.m. in the Library Special Collections Room