One Community/One Book 2012: Join the Conversation

Conversation is the heart of One Community One Book.

The Libraries and the Academic Center for Excellence in Teaching will offer workshops in December and January to support discussion group leaders and hosts. The workshops are open to faculty, staff, and students of the UT Health Science Center and members of the broader community who are interested in planning a discussion opportunity. The workshops will be available on request in Harlingen and Laredo via V-tel.Contact Susan Hunnicutt, Special Projects Librarian, for more information.

Book discussions will be held throughout January and February, in the weeks leading up to Elva Trevino Hart’s visit to campus on February 24, 2012.  Details about book discussions can be posted on this page. Just fill out and submit the online form.  Also, please be sure to print a sign up sheet for your group and mail to Susan Hunnicutt at the email address on the form.  These sign-in sheets are an important part of the evaluation and reporting process for One Community One Book.

Resources for Discussion Group Leaders

Teaching Guide: Barefoot Heart, by Elva Trevino Hart (Huntington Beach Reads, pdf)
Questions for Discussion by Adelita Cantu, R.N., Ph.D., School of Nursing

Facilitator and Host Training Workshops

December Trainings

Monday, December 12
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Collaboratory (Briscoe Library, San Antonio)
Register

January Trainings

Wednesday, January 11
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Collaboratory (Briscoe Library, San Antonio)
Register

Book Discussions

February Discussions

When: Thursday, February 2nd, Noon-1 p.m.
Where: Dean’s Conference Room, HP 5.202
Facilitator: Susan Dollar, School of Health Professions
RVSP to: Susan Dollar

When: Thursday, February 9th, Noon-1 p.m.
Where: Dean’s Conference Room, HP 5.202
Facilitator: Susan Dollar, School of Health Professions
RVSP to: Susan Dollar

When: Wednesday, February 22nd, 12 noon and 4:30 p.m.
Where: UT School of Public Health
Facilitator: Sharon Cooper, UTSPH San Antonio Regional Campus Dean and Ruth Morris UTSPH Student Association Executive Director
RSVP to: Ruth Morris

When: Thursday, February 16thnd, Noon-1 p.m.
Where: Dean’s Conference Room, HP 5.202
Facilitator: Susan Dollar, School of Health Professions
RVSP to: Susan Dollar

When: Thursday, February 16th, Noon-1 p.m.
Where: Admin Conference Room, Briscoe Library
Facilitator: Herlinda Howard & Susan Hunnicutt
RSVP to: Herlinda Howard

When: Wednesday, February 22nd, 5:50 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Cha-Cha’s Mexican Restaurant
Facilitator: Rajia Tobia, Executive Director of Libraries
RSVP to: Rajia Tobia

When: Wednesday, February 22nd, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m
Where: UTSA (1604 Campus), Paloverde Room UC 2.01.36
Facilitator: Caitlin Castle, UTSA Pre-Medical Society
RSVP to: Caitlin Castle

When: Thursday, February 23, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. Library, RAHC 1.132
Facilitator: Armando Lopez, Director of Lower Rio Grande Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
RSVP to: Kathy Carter

Humnanities Texas LogoThis program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.