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Last Class Day

Friday, December 4, 2009


Job Talk: "A Gulf Unites Us" Black and Vietnamese American Solidarities in New Orleans

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies - ISESE Gallery (JES A230)

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Lectures on Art in the Black Diaspora: Locating the 'Universal' in the 'Specific'?

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Fine Arts Library - College of Fine Arts


ALAFIA-Diaspora Healing

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 • 4:30 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies - ISESE Gallery (JES A230)


Zumbi dos Palmares: Afro-Brazilian Conscious Day

Monday, November 30, 2009 • 12:00 PM

ISES Gallery - Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A230)

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Thanksgiving Holiday (University Holiday)

Friday, November 27, 2009


Performing Blackness Series - Streeetch Marks by Angela Kariotis

Friday, November 20, 2009 • 8:00 PM

WIN 2.180

Streeetch Marks is written and performed by Angela Kariotis. This multi-disciplinary piece will be directed by Florinda Bryant, the multi-disciplinary artist and new facilitator of The Austin Project.

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"The Laws of Politics & Race in the Age of Obama"

Friday, November 20, 2009 • 3:00 PM

ISESE Gallery (JES A230) - The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies

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Rejecting Violence, Imagining Alternatives Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Community Engagement Center - Rev. Marvin C. Griffin Building, 1009 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78702



PERFORMING BLACKNESS SERIES: Fire and Ink III: Cotillion

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Hilton Austin Hotel (Downtown Convention Center) Austin, Texas

A writers festival for GLBT people of African decent.


Art in the Black Diaspora Lecture Series

Thursday, October 8, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Department of Art & Art History (ART 1.102


Keynote Address: "Back Door Man: Howlin Wolf and the Sound of Jim Crow"

Thursday, September 24, 2009 • 7:00 PM

The Texas Union

American Studies Graduate Student Association Conference: "Division Street, U.S.A"


"Stonewall and the Transgender Community Today"

Thursday, September 24, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Santa Rita Room (3.502) - The Texas Union

Ms. Majors, Community Organizing Director for Transgender, Gender Variant, and Intersex Project


Film Screening: When the Levees Broke (2006)

Monday, September 21, 2009 • 7:30 PM

Kenny Dorham's Backyard (3 blocks east of I-35, next to Victory Grill)


Workshop in African Studies: "Blackboard Equations: Race and Textual Representation in the Classroom"

Friday, September 18, 2009 • 3:00 PM

ISESE Gallery (JES A230) - The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies


Film Screening: Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 • 6:30 PM

Austin Public Library (North Village Branch) 2505 Steck Avenue


Film Screening: Eve's Bayou (1997)

Monday, September 14, 2009 • 6:30 PM

Austin Public Library (Manchaca Road Branch) 5500 Manchaca Rd.


Black Faculty Staff Reception

Friday, September 11, 2009 • 5:00 PM

AT&T Center


Black Graduate Student Association 4th Annual Kick-Off Reception

Thursday, September 10, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union in the Quadrangle Room (on the Third Floor)


Labor Day (University Holiday)

Monday, September 7, 2009 • 12:00 PM


WCAAAS New Faculty Luncheon

Friday, August 28, 2009 • 11:30 AM

ATandT Conference Room/ Carillon

This luncheon is provided on behalf of the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies to introduce new faculty joining the Center as affiliates. During the luncheon, there will be a brief introduction of the staff and the types of support provided by The Warfield Center.


Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery / Warfield Center - Room A230

Welcome and orientation for new and continuing graduate students funded by the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas.


TA Orientation

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 • 9:30 AM

ISESE Gallery / Warfield Center - Room A230


Welcome and orientation for all TA graduate students funded by the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.


Questioning Bodies: Race, Knowledge, The Human

Friday, May 8, 2009 • 6:00 PM

E.P. Schoch Building - EPS 1.128


Doctoral Portfolio Presentations

Friday, May 1, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - Isese Gallery


Peace and Justice Day

Friday, May 1, 2009 • 11:00 AM

East Lawn, UT Campus, San Jacinto and 23rd Street


The Austin Project Final Performance

Sunday, April 26, 2009 • 2:00 PM

The Off Center 2211 Hidalgo St; Austin, Texas 78702


Brazil Conference

Thursday, April 23, 2009

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - Isese Gallery


Performing Blackness Series

Saturday, April 18, 2009 • 8:00 PM

WIN 2.180


Workshop in African Studies

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - ISESE Gallery


Comparative Race Studies Conference

Thursday, April 16, 2009 • 9:30 AM

Texas Union: Eastwoods Rm - 2.102

This conference convenes scholars of race, activism, and migration to explore comparative trajectories of racialization and community building among Asian, African, and Latino Americans. We encourage the sharing of questions and research problems across ethnic divides to advance our understanding of the coalitions, conflicts, and intersections that distinguish and yet entwine these groups. Our three panels focus on urban communities, activism, and racial discourses.


YORUBA DAY

Friday, April 10, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - Isese Gallery


Africa Day - Mr. Jean-Marie Ngendahayo to speak on campus

Monday, April 6, 2009 • 3:15 PM

ISESE Gallery - Warfield Center Jester A232A


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, April 6, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


Africa Day

Monday, April 6, 2009 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery / Warfield Center - Room A230


Diaspora Talk - Theory, Politics, and History

Friday, April 3, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - Isese Gallery


Gallery Talk : "Open Book, Enter Slowly"

Monday, March 30, 2009 • 6:00 PM

ISESE Gallery / Warfield Center - Room A230


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, March 23, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


"Discussion: Political Science and 'The New Economic History' of Africa"

Thursday, March 12, 2009 • 3:30 PM

Batts Hall, Room 5.108


"Slaves, States, and Markets in West Africa, 1500 to the Present"

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 • 2:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Conference Room


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, March 9, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


African Feminisms Seminar Series

Friday, March 6, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232) - ISESE Gallery


LEFT BEHIND - The World Turns A Blind Eye to the Genocide in Sudan

Monday, March 2, 2009 • 7:00 PM

UTC 2.112


The 2009 Lozano Long Conference

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502


"Framing the Black Panthers"

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 • 7:00 PM

Thompson Conference Center Auditorium (TCC 1.110)


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, February 23, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


"Sugar"

Saturday, February 21, 2009 • 8:00 PM

WIN 2.180


Workshop in African Studies

Friday, February 20, 2009 • 3:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)


6th Annual Abriendo Brecha Activist Scholarship Conference

Friday, February 20, 2009

TICE Office - Thematic Initiatives and Community Engagement Offices

The sixth annual Abriendo Brecha Activist Scholarship Conference, an annual event at The University of Texas at Austin that focuses on research and creative intellectual work in alignment with communities, organizations, movements and networks working for social justice, will be held Feb. 20-21.

It is organized by the Office of Thematic Initiatives and Community Engagement (TICE) in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.


Diaspora Talk Series- Theory, Politics and History

Friday, February 13, 2009 • 3:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium (ACES BUILDING)

Rinaldo Walcott is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, at The University of Tornoton, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education where he also holds the Canada Research Chair in Social Justice and Cultural Studies. His teaching and research has been largely in the area of cultural studies and post colonial studies with an emphasis on black diaspora studies. He has published on music, film, queer theory, literature and theatre.

His most r


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, February 9, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


Phenomenal Women

Friday, February 6, 2009 • 6:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)


Documentaries of the African Diaspora: The African Experience Screend and Discussed

Monday, January 26, 2009 • 12:00 PM

John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A232)

Adam Williams, MA Student- Radio, TV, Film, with the support from the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), will set in motion a series of documentaries on 'Africans throughout the Diaspora', which will span through both the Fall and Spring semesters. The series is made up of contemporary documentaries that analyze 'specific' issues and experiences that impact and/or that African people from around the globe encounter. It is


Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, January 24, 2009 • 2:00 PM

ISESE Gallery - Warfield Center Jester A232A


MLK CELEBRATION

Monday, January 19, 2009 • 6:00 PM

MLK Statue on the University of Texas campus