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Rethinking Power & Resistance: Gender & Human Rights from Texas to the Transnational

Fri, October 5, 2012 • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM • Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St.

Logo por: Toofly, 2012.

Logo por: Toofly, 2012.

OCTOBER 5-6th, 2012 at the Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. This conference is free & open to the public.
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Come connect with community organizers and activist scholars from the Americas to talk about TRANSGENDER JUSTICE, GENDER/RACE & CRIMINALIZATION, INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS, ARTS AS ADVOCACY, and more. This conference invites participants to be in dialogue and features discussions with transgender rights activist MISS MAJOR, with indigenous rights lawyer MAYRA GOMEZ, with graffiti and graphic design artist TOOFLY, and with hip hop activists INVINCIBLE and LAH TERE. The conference closes with a women in hip hop event benefitting the Austin-based Mamas of Color Rising.

This conference is a project of the Center for Women's & Gender Studies Embrey Women's Human Rights Initiative at The University of Texas at Austin. The conference is co-sponsored by community organizations: allgo: Statewide Queer People of Color Organization, Quilombola (formerly Austin Black and Brown Alliance), Hutto Visitation Program, Indigenous Women's Network/Alma de Mujer, Mamas of Color Rising, and Texas after Violence Project. The conference is co-sponsored by UT Austin units: Center for Asian American Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, Community Engagement Center, Department of English, Gender and Sexuality Center, Humanities Institute, Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, and University of Texas Libraries.


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Re-imaginando el Poder y la Resistencia: Género y Derechos Humanos desde Texas hasta las Américas Transnacionales.

5 a 6 OCTUBRE, 2012 en el Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC). Esta conferencia es GRATUITA.

Detalles aquí.

Venga a conectarse con las organizadoras y los organizadores comunitarios y l@s académic@s activistas de las Américas para hablar de la JUSTICIA TRANSGÉNERO, LA CRIMINALIZACIÓN Y LA RAZA/EL GÉNERO, LOS DERECHOS TERRITORIALES DE L@S INDÍGEN@S, EL ARTE COMO UNA FORMA DE DEFENSA, y mucho más. Esta conferencia invita a los participantes a un diálogo y resalta discusiones con activista de los derechos transgéneroMISS MAJOR, con la abogada de derechos indígenas MAYRA GOMEZ, con la artista del graffiti y del diseño gráficoTOOFLY, y con la activistas del hip hop INVINCIBLE y LAH TERE. La conferencia se cierra con un evento de mujeres en hip hop que beneficia al grupo Mamas of Color Rising.


Esta conferencia es un proyecto del Center for Women's & Gender Studies Embrey Women's Human Rights Initiative at The University of Texas at Austin. La conferencia está co-patrocinada por las siguientes organizaciones comunitarias: allgo: Statewide Queer People of Color Organization, Quilombola (previamente Austin Black and Brown Alliance), Hutto Visitation Program, Indigenous Women's Network/Alma de Mujer, Mamas of Color Rising, y Texas after Violence Project. La conferencia está co-patrocinada por las siguientes unidades en UT: Center for Asian American Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, Community Engagement Center, Department of English, Gender and Sexuality Center, Humanities Institute, Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, y University of Texas Libraries.

Sponsored by: A conference by Center for Women's & Gender Studies Embrey Women's Human Rights Initiative at The University of Texas at Austin.


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