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Flor de Nopal Literary Festival 2011

Saturday, December 3, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Multipurpose Room, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas


Flor de Nopal Literary Festival 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Multipurpose Room, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas


'Tis the Season for Tamales y Pan Dulce

Friday, December 2, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Center for Mexican American Studies, West Mall Building (WMB), 5th Floor, The University of Texas at Austin


Last Class Day of Fall Semester 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011


Flor de Nopal Literary Festival 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Multipurpose Room, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Enrique Romo

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room (2.120), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


The Border Project: A Conversation with David Hidalgo and Marc Ribot

Monday, November 28, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Meeting Room 2.120, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Research Seminar: School Funding Equity in Texas

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 2:30 PM

Cissy Parker McDaniel Deans Conference Room (SZB 238), George I. Sánchez Building, The University of Texas at Austin


Indigenous Sustainability: Defending Wirikuta

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

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


Cheech Marin: Perspectives of an Art Advocate

Saturday, November 12, 2011 • 7:30 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (Room 2.302), A.C.E.S. Building, The University of Texas at Austin


Cheech Marin: Film Screening and Q & A Session

Saturday, November 12, 2011 • 1:30 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (Room 2.302), A.C.E.S. Building, The University of Texas at Austin


Precious Knowledge: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, November 10, 2011 • 4:00 PM

Room 4.112, University Teaching Center (UTC), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Faculty Research Pláticas: Cary Cordova and Luis Urrieta, Jr.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 • 5:30 PM

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


Public Reading by Manuel Luis Martinez

Monday, November 7, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Meeting Room (2.120), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Manuel Luis Martinez

LAS CALACAS 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011 • 7:30 PM

Texas Union Theater (UNB 2.228), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


Blanton Conversation: Writing Histories of Art

Thursday, November 3, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Blanton Auditorium, Edgar A. Smith Building (EAS), The University of Texas at Austin

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CMAS-TCEP Research Plática: Angela Valenzuela and Patricia D. Lopez

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Cissy Parker McDaniel Deans Conference Room (SZB 238), George I. Sánchez Building, the University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Faculty Research Plática: Jason Casellas and Emilio Zamora

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 • 5:30 PM

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


CMAS Plática: Maylei Blackwell and Anna NietoGomez

Monday, October 10, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Meeting Room (2.120), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Workshop: "Contested Terrain: Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border"

Monday, October 10, 2011 • 10:00 AM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin


Latino Faculty, Staff, and Student Mixer

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Ballroom (2.412), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS PláticArte: Virginia Grise

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Plática: William Nericcio

Friday, September 23, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Bienvenida

Monday, September 12, 2011 • 4:30 PM

Ballroom North (2.412), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


1st Austin Barrio Writers Live Reading Festival

Saturday, August 27, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Space12, 3121 E. 12th Street, Austin, Texas, 78702


First Class Day of Fall Semester 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011



2011 CantoMundo Public Readings featuring Naomi Ayala and Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Saturday, July 9, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas


2011 CantoMundo Public Readings

Friday, July 8, 2011 • 7:30 PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas


Latino Male Symposium

Friday, June 24, 2011 • 8:00 AM

Texas Union Ballroom (UNB 3.202), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin



The Fifteenth Annual CMAS Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, May 21, 2011 • 10:00 AM

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


2011 Leadership Symposium

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 • 8:30 AM

Various Rooms, Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin



2011 Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Room 207 AB, San Jacinto Conference Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Américo Paredes, Jesse Herrera, Photograph, 1996.

CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Tracy Arambula-Turner

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


FANDANGO 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre (UNB 2.228), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Amanda Gray

Thursday, April 28, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


2011 George I. Sánchez Memorial Lectures in the Social Sciences and Education

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Lone Star Room (UNB 3.208), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin

Portrait of George I. Sánchez, date unknown, photographer unknown

Screening of the Film "Piñero" and Q&A with Director León Ichaso

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Blanton Auditorium, Edgar A. Smith Building, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Laura Jean Cortez

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


Share Their Voices Shorts Contest and Reception

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 4:00 PM

CMB, Studio 6A, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Plática: Dolores Inés Casillas

Thursday, April 14, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Cristina Salinas

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


Feminist Action Project Conference

Friday, April 1, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Various Rooms, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Gloria Cisneros Lenoir

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Cissy McDaniel Parker Dean's Conference Room (SZB 238), Sanchez Building, The University of Texas at Austin


NACCS XXXVIII

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Westin Pasadena, 191 North Los Robles, Pasadena, California


2011 Jovita González Memorial Lectures in the Arts and Humanities

Thursday, March 24, 2011 • 5:30 PM

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

Portrait of Jovita González, 1934, photographer unknown

CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Claudia Cervantes-Soon

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Cissy McDaniel Parker Dean's Conference Room (SZB 238), Sanchez Building, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Christina Garcia

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS @ 40: Public Reading and Performance

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Room 207 AB, San Jacinto Conference Center, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Alberto Varon

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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


2011 NACCS Tejas Foco Regional Conference

Thursday, February 24, 2011

South Texas College, McAllen, Texas


Abriendo Brecha VIII: Eighth Annual Activist Scholarship Conference

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Various Rooms, Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Research Fellow Plática: Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Quadrangle Room (UNB 3.304), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Faculty Promotion Celebración

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 5:30 PM

El Mercado Uptown, 1702 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Lydia French

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 • 12:00 PM

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