Abriendo Brecha III: Activist Scholarship Conference on Crisis, Politics, and Performance in the Americas. Deadline for Abstract Submission is December 1, 2005.
Fri, Oct 21, 2005
The College of Liberal Arts, Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS), the Center for African and African American Studies, and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies are pleased to announce the third annual "activist scholarship" conference, to be held at The University of Texas at Austin, on February 16-18, 2006. We understand activist scholarship to be research and creative intellectual work in alignment with communities, organizations, movements or networks working for social justice.
Abstract Submission and Conference Registration.
Roots of History, Songs of Liberation/Raices de historia, cantos de liberaciÃ³n: 2nd Annual Dia de la Raza Celebration
Thursday, October 13, 2005, 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. in the Texas Union Showroom (2.208). Free and open to the public.
Tue, Sep 27, 2005
October 12 traditionally celebrates the arrival of Columbus to the New Worlda; however, for the indigenous and mestizo people of the Americas, this day, El Dia de la Raza, has become an international celebration of more than 500 years of resistance and cultural survival.
3:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2005, in Homer Rainey Hall (HRH) 3.102
Fri, Sep 9, 2005
A panel discussion featuring: Ricardo C. Ainslie, Department of Educational Psychology; Jonathan C. Brown, Department of History; Gloria GonzA?lez-Lopez, Department of Sociology; JosA(C) E. LimA3n, Mexican American Studies and Department of English; Bryan R. Roberts, LLILAS Mexican Center and Department of Sociology; Mauricio Tenorio, Department of History; and Peter Ward, Department of Sociology and LBJ School of Public Affairs.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m, on Monday, September 12, 2005, in the West Mall Building, 5th Floor.
Wed, Sep 7, 2005
This exhibition features artwork by Cristina CA?rdenas, Pilar Castrejon, Rudy FernA?ndez, Sandra FernA?ndez, Manuel Guerra, John HernA?ndez, Sandria Hu, Brian Johnson, Wil Martin, Malaquias Montoya, Alberto Jimenez Quinto, Luis Ruiz, and Carlos Torralba.
Application Deadline Extended to August 30, 2005!
Tue, Jul 26, 2005
The Latino Financial Issues Program (LFIP) Fall 2005 course is now open and we are accepting applications for LFIP 2005-06. The Latino Financial Issues Program and related courses will be led by CMAS lecturer, Luis Mena, UT alum in the Business Honors Program.
CMAS Congratulates its Class of 2005
Sun, May 1, 2005
The Center for Mexican-American Studies held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at 2pm. In attendance were graduates, friends, and family members of the class of 2005. Austin City Councilmember Raul Alvarez served as commencement speaker.
The latest issue of Noticias is out
Sun, May 1, 2005
In September 1992 the Center began to publish Noticias de CMAS. The bulletin, which is written and edited by Center staff, is intended to provide the University community with information about CMAS programs and activities, and related university events. Noticias is published two times during the academic year, in fall and spring.
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