Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Water Conference

Thu, March 27, 2008 | A.C.E.S. Building, AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

This three-day conference will be held March 27-29, 2008 on the campus of the University of Texas of Austin.

The conference will feature presentations from twenty prominent international speakers ordered in five panels, focusing on diverse aspects of the conference theme. Among the themes that will be discussed are: the cultures of water; water in literature, film, and aesthetic production; the religious significant of water; water as a national cultural resource; conflicts over water: national and international; efforts by communities, NGOs and states to deal with water conflict and conservation’ the conservation and renewal of water as a national resource; and water as a human right.

For more information, contact the South Asia Institute at (512) 471-3550.

Sponsored by: The Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts; the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, College of

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