The Spring 2015 meeting of the Texas Regional Study Group will be:
February 28, 2015 at University of Houston-Downtown, hosted by DoVeanna Fulton. The common reading will be Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge (1838), edited by Joycelyn Moody (West Virginia UP 2014). Dr. Moody will be a special guest participant in the discussion.
Please RSVP by January 28, 2015 to Danielle Scott firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate whether you plan to stay for dinner.
Location: University of Houston Downtown campus, One Main Building, White Oak Room (A300)
Parking: 40 parking spaces will be held in UHD’s visitor garage (1st, 2nd, & 3rd levels). UHD Parking Map. Attendees will have to collect the white parking ticket upon arriving and retrieve a yellow validation ticket from Danielle Scott before leaving in order to exit.
Schedule: 12-1pm Lunch; 1-4:30 discussion with coffee break; 4:30 Business meeting; 5pm Dinner (off campus)
Hotel accommodations: Marriott Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center. By following this link, you will be able to make a reservation at a corporate travel rate of $119 per night. Discounted rate expires Jan 6. If you prefer to call the Residence Inn directly, you will need to notify the staff that you are attending the SSAWW event hosted by UHD in order to receive the corporate rate.
Parking onsite at the Residence Inn is available at the rates mentioned below. Please be aware that Residence Inn does not provide any shuttle service from the airports to their location.
- Valet parking, fee: 28 USD daily
- Valet parking only – Overnight: $28 (over 30 days: $10); Daily: $15. Limited oversize vehicle parking available.
MetroRail is available for those who stay at Residence Inn and would like to catch the train to UHD. Residence Inn is located right in between the Main Street Square and Bell MetroRail stops, making it extremely convenient for guests to travel to and from campus. Fare cards can be purchased at kiosks on the rail platforms for $1.25 each way or for $3.00 a day for unlimited service. Houston MetroRail
Dinner location: Mia Bella Trattoria, Downtown Main (320 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002)
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