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First Class Day of Fall Semester 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015


Last Class Day of Summer Session 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Andrew Uzendoski

Monday, August 10, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Room 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin

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MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Alana Victoria Varner

Friday, July 31, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


CantoMundo 2015 Public Poetry Reading (Night 2)

Saturday, July 18, 2015 • 8:30 PM

Black Box Theater, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas


5th Annual Barrio Writers Live Reading

Saturday, July 18, 2015 • 1:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


CantoMundo 2015 Public Poetry Reading (Night 1)

Friday, July 17, 2015 • 8:30 PM

Black Box Theater, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas



El Mundo Zurdo 2015 (Day Three)

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Multiple Venues, The University of Texas at Austin


El Mundo Zurdo 2015 (Day Two)

Friday, May 29, 2015

Multiple Venues, The University of Texas at Austin


El Mundo Zurdo 2015 (Day One)

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Multiple Venues, The University of Texas at Austin


El Mundo Zurdo 2015 Welcome

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • 5:30 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


The Nineteenth Annual CMAS-MALS Graduation Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, May 23, 2015 • 10:00 AM

Auditorium (SAC 1.402), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Reception Honoring Professor Richard Valencia

Thursday, May 7, 2015 • 4:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Kiyomi Colegrove

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


MALS Community Research Symposium

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 • 2:00 PM

JES A303A, Beauford H. Jester Center, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Jessica L. Dunning-Lozano

Monday, May 4, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Twelfth Annual Abriendo Brecha Activist Scholarship Conference

Friday, May 1, 2015 • 10:00 AM

Room 2.302 (GWB 2.302), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


2015 Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture: Lisa García Bedolla

Monday, April 27, 2015 • 4:00 PM

Santa Rita Suite (UNB 3.502), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


Masters Thesis Plática: Ana Isabel Fernández, Griselda Guevara-Cruz, and Iliana Vasquez

Friday, April 24, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


MALS Student Conversation

Thursday, April 23, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Adam Coon

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS PláticArte: Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk

Monday, April 20, 2015 • 5:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


In Solidarity Community Meeting

Monday, April 13, 2015 • 3:00 PM

Chicano Culture Room (UNB 4.206), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Blanca Caldas

Friday, April 10, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


2015 Jovita González Memorial Lectures in the Arts and Humanities: C.J. Alvarez and Rachel González-Martin

Thursday, April 9, 2015 • 4:00 PM

Santa Rita Suite (UNB 3.502), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


Public Screening and Talk

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • 6:00 PM

Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206), Gordon-White Building, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Manuel Galaviz

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • 12:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellow Lecture: Priscilla Leiva

Thursday, April 2, 2015 • 4:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Colleen Gleeson Eils

Thursday, April 2, 2015 • 12:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Luis Vargas-Santiago

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • 12:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


Critical Latin@ Indigeneities Symposium: Constructing and Theorizing Between Fields

Thursday, March 26, 2015 • 9:00 AM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit I, The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Christian E. Zuñiga

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • 12:00 PM

GWB 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Gordon-White Building (GWB), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Gwendolyn Ferreti

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 • 12:00 PM

BLS 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


MALS Campus Forum on Civility

Monday, March 9, 2015 • 3:30 PM

BLS 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Tatiana Reinoza

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • 12:00 PM

BLS 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Eric Ruiz Bybee

Friday, February 27, 2015 • 12:00 PM

BLS 2.206 (Multipurpose Room), Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


2015 Lozano Long Conference — Nuevas Disidencias: Youth Culture, Transnational Flows, and the Remaking of Politics in the Americas

Friday, February 20, 2015 • 9:00 AM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Lation American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall Unit 1, The University of Texas at Austin


2015 Lozano Long Conference — Nuevas Disidencias: Youth Culture, Transnational Flows, and the Remaking of Politics in the Americas

Thursday, February 19, 2015 • 5:30 PM

Lab Theatre, Winship Drama Building (WIN), The University of Texas at Austin


MAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Sarah L. Rodriguez

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: LaNita Campbell

Thursday, February 12, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.118, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


Student Group Meeting: La Nueva Generación/First Generation

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 • 12:00 PM

BLS 1.138 (Seminar Room), Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Marcel Brousseau

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


Public Symposium: Anthropology at the Edge (Day Two)

Friday, February 6, 2015 • 9:00 AM

Room 1.302B, Glickman Conference Center, College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), The University of Texas at Austin


Public Symposium: Anthropology at the Edge (Day One)

Thursday, February 5, 2015 • 5:30 PM

Room 1.302B, Glickman Conference Center, College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Ana Iraheta

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Belem G. López

Monday, February 2, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin



Job Talk: "Reproductive Violence and Federal Indian Policy in the Twentieth Century" by Brianna Theobald, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of History, Arizona State University

Monday, January 26, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 3.112, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


Job Talk: "Captivating Comanches in Media Borderlands" by Dustin Tahmahkera, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, Southwestern University

Friday, January 23, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


Sam Z. Coronado Student Art Scholarship Award Ceremony and Reception

Thursday, January 22, 2015 • 4:00 PM

Multipurpose Room 2.206, Black & Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin


Job Talk: "Entre Mi Casa: Latino Latter Day Saints and the Making of Mormon Identities" by Sujey Vega, Ph.D., Women and Gender Studies Program, Arizona State University

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin


First Class Day of Spring Semester 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday

Monday, January 19, 2015


CMAS-MALS Building Celebration

Friday, January 16, 2015 • 4:00 PM

BLS 1.102, Black and Latino Studies Building (BLS), The University of Texas at Austin