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The Act of Killing (Director’s Cut)

Monday, December 2, 2013 • 5:30 PM

Studio 4D, Jesse H. Jones Communication Center (CMB), UT Campus

Film Screening and Faculty-Led Discussion to Follow


Community Sabbatical Grantee Andrea Marsh to Speak in Panel Discussion after Film Screening

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Landmark River Oaks Theater, Houston, TX


Whither the Arab Spring?

Thursday, November 7, 2013 • 7:00 PM

CLA 0.126, UT Campus


"Immigration, Education, and the Dream Act"

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302B

Difficult Dialogues Fall Public Forum

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How Many Slaves Work For You?

Friday, October 18, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Theater, UT Campus

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Mae Ngai: "A Nation of Immigrants? History, Politics and Immigration Reform"

Monday, October 14, 2013 • 7:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium, ACES 2.302

Dr. Mae Ngai, Department of History, Columbia University


Landfall Exhibit Opening at the Visual Arts Center

Friday, September 27, 2013 • 6:00 PM

The Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Art Building 23rd and Trinity Streets Austin, Texas 78712


Collaboration: A public discussion with Laurie Anderson

Thursday, September 26, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Bates Recital Hall, UT Campus

Moderated by Bruce Pennycook, Department of Music, and Kirk Lynn, Department of Theatre and Dance


Laurie Anderson Presents: "Laurie Anderson: Collected Films and Videos," with Q&A

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Grand Ballroom, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center


Obama and the Egyptian Coup

Friday, September 6, 2013 • 6:30 PM

AVAYA Auditorium, ACES 2.302

A public talk by Chris Toensing, Editor, Middle East Report


Gerald Vizenor: "Survivance and Totemic Motion in Native American Literature and Art"

Thursday, September 5, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center

A lecture from Professor Gerald Vizenor, University of New Mexico

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Co-Sponsored Event: 2013 Glickman Lecture

Thursday, April 25, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Texas Exes Alumni Center - John Connally Ballroom


Dr. Paul Farmer: "Haiti After the Earthquake: Healthcare as a Human Right"

Monday, April 22, 2013 • 7:30 PM

Grand Ballroom, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

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Student Discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer on Medicine and Social Justice

Monday, April 22, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Quadrangle Room, Texas Union 3.304



Co-Sponsored Event: Christine Leche

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • 7:00 PM

BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Speaking and Signing - Outside the Wire: American Soldiers' Voices from Afghanistan


Free (Thinking) Lunch with Dr. Lauren Berlant

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Discuss affect, austerity, and the politics of love with Dr. Lauren Berlant


Co-Sponsored event: Dr. Lauren Berlant

Monday, April 1, 2013 • 12:00 PM

SAC 5.118

Dr. Lauren Berlant

The Biopic, Spectacle, and Counter History

Friday, March 29, 2013 • 4:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

A talk by Professor Marcia Landy

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DD Faculty Workshop

Thursday, March 28, 2013 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312


Co-Sponsored event: Dr. James Clifford

Monday, February 25, 2013 • 12:00 PM

SAC 5.118

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Co-Sponsored event: Dr. James Clifford

Friday, February 22, 2013 • 12:00 PM

SAC 1.106

Dr. James Clifford

Co-Sponsored event: Abriendo Brecha/Opening a Path X

Thursday, February 14, 2013 • 3:00 PM

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Spring Difficult Dialogue Public Forum

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Santa Rita Suite, Texas Union, 3.502


Co-Sponsored event with the Center for East Asian Studies

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Dr. Nancy Abelmann

Impunity, Justice and the Human Rights Agenda

Thursday, February 7, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Co-Sponsored Event with The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice


DVLS: “The Secret Life of the Counterarchive: Queer Artists and their Archives”

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

Professor Ann Cvetkovich


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