Every Monday, we provide a list of opinion-worthy events to expect during the coming week.
The Association for India’s Development (AID) will stage a “die-in” on Monday at 11 a.m. on the West Mall. The event commemorates the 28th anniversary of a tragedy at the Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, India, which led to the death of some 25,000 people and exposed at least 150,000 others to debilitating illness, according to AID.
The Secular Student Alliance hosts visiting scholar James Dee for a talk about the accuracy of biblical accounts of the nativity scene. A Q-and-A follows the talk, which will take place Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Art Building (ART) 1.110.
On Thursday, the Texas Tribune hosts a conversation at the Austin Club with Republican state Sen. Kel Seliger. Seliger was appointed chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee in October. The event requires a reservation, begins promptly at 8 a.m. and will take place at 110 E. Ninth St.