Martha Serpas is a poet, a professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, an advocate for wetland preservation, and a hospital chaplain. Since 2006, she has served at Tampa General Hospital, where she responds to trauma, end-of-life, and crisis situations, and to more general requests for spiritual support. Her poetry is grounded in her faith and her experiences in Cajun Louisiana. She holds degrees in English and creative writing from Louisiana State, New York University, and the University of Houston, and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School.
Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card.
The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.
Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12.
Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Please contact the registrar if you would like to be wait listed for this course.
Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
For additional information about any of our courses, to register offline, or to add your name to our mailing and/or email lists, please contact our adminstrator at registrar.houstonseminar.org or phone 713.666.9000.