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Archipiélagos de ultramar: Rethinking Spanish Colonialism in the Philippines and the Caribbean

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

By Dr. Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel


Andean semiotics and the Quechua concept of Quilca

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

By Dr. Galen Brokaw


Scoring the National Hym(e)n: Identity, Immigration and Sexuality in Najat El Hachmi’s L’últim patriarca

Thursday, November 17, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by professor Jessica Folkart


Lectura de poemas por Víctor Rodríguez-Núñez

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Dr. Víctor Rodríguez-Núñez

Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Antigua, Guatemala

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Information session on Dr. Arturo Arias' course abroad


Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104


Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 • 12:30 PM

SRH 1.313, Hackett Room

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Second Central Texas Cervantes Symposium

Friday, October 21, 2011 • 9:00 AM

BEN 2.104

Cervantes Society of America

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Prometheus Re-bound: Disability, Contingency and the Cultural Aesthetics of Hygiene in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Presentation by y Susan Antebi (University of Toronto)


Congreso de Idiomas Indígenas de Latinoamérica V

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Thompson Conference Center, The University of Texas at Austin


Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Information Session


A educação do negro brasileiro - responsabilidades, negligência e inclusão

Friday, September 30, 2011 • 12:00 PM

SRH 1.313

A talk by Brazilian writer Ana Maria Gonçalves for her novel "Um defeito de Cor"


Reflections: Identity after Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday, September 30, 2011 • 8:00 AM

SAC 1.106


A educação do negro brasileiro - responsabilidades, negligência e inclusão

Thursday, September 29, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

A talk by Brazilian writer Ana Maria Gonçalves for her novel "Um defeito de Cor"


Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Antigua, Guatemala

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Information session on Dr. Arturo Arias' course abroad


Puerto Ricans/Am-E-RÍ-CANs?

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 2:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Poéticas para el siglo XXI: A Latin American, Caribbean and Trans-Atlantic Poetry Forum at UT Austin


Film Screening of "Piñero"

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Blanton Auditorium (Edgar A. Smith Building)

Followed by a Q&A with its director León Ichaso


EL MAL DE TEXTO: A MAYA DANGER OR A PROCESS OF DECOLONIZATION

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Víctor Montejo


A memória de Geraldo Filme: Sambas e Micro-Africas em São Paulo

Monday, April 11, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104


37th Annual Poetry Declamation

Saturday, April 9, 2011 • 8:00 AM

Benedict Hall (BEN)

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Sigma Delta Pi

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica

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The Intellectual Conquest of the Orinoco’s Frontier: Missionaries, Nature and Indigenous Societies in Eighteenth-Century Geo-narratives

Thursday, March 31, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Professor Santa Arias (University of Kansas)


A elite negra no Brasil: como uma família afro-descendente pôde fundar um conceituado colégio no período escravista?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Daniela Kabengele PhD Candidate in Anthropology/UNICAMP and Fullbright Scholar/UT Austin)


Las guarachas de “El guayabero”: crónica poética de la Cuba contemporánea

Thursday, March 24, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Professor Ana Gloria Chouciño


Desafiando la historiografía de la conquista: la transcripción como comentario

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

A lecture by Heather Allen


How to Believe a Dead Animal Skin

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Professor Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco


Tra(m/z)ando la Guerra de Razas: El Espacio-Tiempo de la Genealogía en el Diarió de Domingo de Chimalpahin

Thursday, February 24, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Daniel Nemser


"The Violence of Competing Masculinities in Pardo Bazán's _Los Pazos de Ulloa_"

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Zachary Erwin


Bodies in Print: The Medical Literature of Early Colonial Mexico

Friday, February 18, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Yarí Perez-Marin


Familias Mexicanas/Mexican Families by Óscar Sánchez

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 6:00 PM

DFA, FAL Gallery 3.200

Lecture by Dr. Leticia Bonifaz Alonzo (UNAM, Mexico City)

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“Cada espíritu es un libro”: Spiritualism and Modernity in Turn-of-the-Century Spain

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Alicia Cerezo-Paredes


Celebrating Black History and Our Afro-Latin@ Roots

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Juan Flores and Miriam Jiménez Román

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Secreto de la filantropía: ilustración y clase obrera en la cultura ibérica del siglo XIX

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Lecture by Aurélie Vialette


FORO URGENTE: La democracia en juicio: Derechos Mapuche y gobernabilidad democrática en Chile y Argentina

Thursday, February 3, 2011 • 1:15 PM

SRH 1.313, Hackett Room

Keynote Address by Pablo Mariman

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Brazilian Theater and Mass Culture at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

A talk by Professor Orna Messer Levin (University of Campinas/UNICAMP)


Information Sessions Summer 2011 Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 1.108

Santander, Spain/Córdoba, Argentina


Information Sessions Summer 2011 Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Santander, Spain/Córdoba, Argentina


Uncorking Cuba: One Hundred Bottles

Saturday, January 8, 2011 • 7:00 PM

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

Join us for a literary conversation with Achy Obejas about One Hundred Bottles, her acclaimed translation of Cuban writer Ena Lucía Portela’s provocative novel, Cien botellas en una pared.

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