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Education Policy Brown Bag: Monty Neil

Thursday, December 5, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"Resistance to High-Stakes Testing: A National Perspective"


CMAS Faculty Book Plática: David L. Leal

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Portfolio Plática: Eunice Garza

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"San Diego, Texas: The Material Culture of a Rebellion, Media Representations and Cucurazzas and Navigating Speaking for My Home Community"


CMAS Plática: Elizabeth C. Martinez

Monday, November 18, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin

"Recovering and Performing Latino Cultural History: Josefina Niggli's Plays"


CMAS Plática: David Bacon

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"The Right to Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration"


CMAS Fall 2013 Symposium: Fashionistas Fabulos@s

Friday, November 8, 2013 • 1:00 PM

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


CMAS Fall 2013 Symposium: Mondo Guerra

Thursday, November 7, 2013 • 5:30 PM

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


CMAS Community Forum

Friday, November 1, 2013 • 8:00 AM

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


The Serie Project: Serie XX Opening Reception

Saturday, October 19, 2013 • 7:00 PM

2911 Medical Arts Street, Building #13, Austin, Texas


Public Talk: Luis Alberto Urrea

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Auditorium (BMC 2.106), Belo Center for New Media, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Plática: Lorrin Thomas

Monday, October 7, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"The University and the Streets: the New York Roots of Black and Puerto Rican Studies"


Public Lecture: Junot Díaz

Monday, September 23, 2013 • 7:00 PM

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


Public Reception and Conversation

Friday, September 20, 2013 • 6:00 PM

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

"Latino/a Children’s Books: Issues and the Role of Librarian and Community Advocacy"


TCEP Brown Bag

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • 12:00 PM

SZB 364, College of Education, George I. Sanchez Building.

“Examining Cross-Border Partnerships Through Critical Feminist Ethnography”


Screening and Discussion: "Latino Americans"

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Studio 6A, Jesse H. Jones Communications Center Building B (CMB), The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Fall 2013 Bienvenida

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 • 5:30 PM

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


Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2013


First Class Day of Fall Semester 2013

Wednesday, August 28, 2013


Last Class Day of Summer Session 2013

Friday, August 16, 2013


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Nancy Rios

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"The Politics of Preventing Latina Teenage Pregnancy"


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Cassie Smith

Friday, August 2, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"Travels in Aztlán: Art Education in the Third Landscape"




The Seventeenth Annual CMAS Graduation Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, May 18, 2013 • 10:00 AM

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


Faculty Candidate Presentation: Megan Carney

Friday, May 3, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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



Faculty Candidate Presentation: Seth M. Holmes

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Conference Room 5.118, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


2013 Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture

Monday, April 29, 2013 • 5:00 PM

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


Faculty Candidate Presentation: Aidé Acosta

Monday, April 29, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


Faculty Candidate Presentation: Lilia Soto

Thursday, April 25, 2013 • 12:30 PM

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


CMAS Student Research Plática: ToniAnn Treviño, Ismael Cuevas and Jaime Puente

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Lucy Guevara Vélez

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"Constructing Latino Cultural Citizenship in the GED Classroom: Mexican Immigrant Students Claim Their Right to An Education."


CMAS Spring 2013 Symposium

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 9:00 AM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall, Unit I, The University of Texas at Austin

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CMAS Spring 2013 Symposium: Welcome and Reception

Thursday, April 18, 2013 • 6:00 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall, Unit I, The University of Texas at Austin

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CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Milagros Lopez

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"From Research to Action: Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success)."


CMAS Faculty Research Plática: Deborah Paredez

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • 12:30 PM

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


Screening and Discussion: "Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype"

Thursday, April 4, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Room 5.102, Belo Center for New Media, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Charles Lu

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

STEM(ming) Up from Niños to Científicos.


CMAS Community Service Plática

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress": The Changing Meanings of Mexican American Studies in Working with Elementary School Children


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Isabel Millán

Monday, March 25, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


Book Signing and Lecture: John Tutino

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Conference Room (SRH 1.115), Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Plática: Mark Rifkin

Monday, March 4, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Lorena Alvarado

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


Public Lecture: Renato Rosaldo

Monday, February 18, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


Abriendo Brecha X: Conference Day Two

Saturday, February 16, 2013 • 10:00 AM

Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 1.302, The University of Texas at Austin


Abriendo Brecha X: Conference Day One

Friday, February 15, 2013 • 8:30 AM

Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 1.302, The University of Texas at Austin


Abriendo Brecha X: Opening Keynote Address and Reception

Thursday, February 14, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 1.302B, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Marisa Elena Duarte

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


2nd Annual Gloria Anzaldúa Luncheon

Friday, February 8, 2013 • 11:00 AM

Ballroom (2.421), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


CMAS Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship Finalist Presentation: Eddy Francisco Alvarez, Jr.

Monday, February 4, 2013 • 12:00 PM

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


CMAS Student Poster Art Scholarship Reception

Thursday, January 31, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Ballroom North (2.421), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday

Monday, January 21, 2013


First Class Day of Spring Semester 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013