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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 liberación: 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.

Mexico: Independence and the Future

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.

CMAS invites you to a Bienvenida and Serie XII UT Inaugural Art Exhibition

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.

Luis Mena joins CMAS and the Latino Financial Issues Program

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.

2005 CMAS Graduation Ceremony

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.

Current Noticias Published

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.