Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Acquired by The University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014).
AUSTIN, Texas — The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are establishing a dual degree program at the graduate level, the first of its kind in the United States. The dual degree will address the gap in services for U.S.… » Continue Reading
A delegation of University of Texas at Austin faculty members and administrators will meet with Brazilian educators and government officials in Brasilia on June 5 to forge new higher education exchanges in science and technology.
Event: Latitudes 4: Architecture in the Americas When: Thursday, March 29, 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, March 30, 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Where: Goldsmith Hall, Mebane Gallery Background: Latitudes 4 is a two-day symposium reflecting on architecture in the Americas, organized by the Center for American Architecture and Design and co-sponsored by the School of Architecture and the… » Continue Reading
Event: Actor, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria will deliver the 2012 Lozano Long Conference keynote address. The conference theme is “Central Americans and the Latino/a Landscape: New Configurations of Latino/a America” and is sponsored by the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies. When: Saturday, Feb. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas at Austin will launch a digital archive that consists of some 12 million pages of records from the Guatemalan Historical National Police Archive (known as Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional or AHPN), making online resources publicly accessible to researchers, human rights activists, prosecutors and ordinary citizens.
The School of Information and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are offering a three-year dual degree program leading to a master of science in information studies and a master of arts in Latin American studies.
What: Actor, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 Lozano Long Conference "Central Americans and the Latino/a Landscape: New Configurations of Latino/a America" at The University of Texas at Austin. When: Conference runs from Thursday, Feb. 23 through Saturday Feb. 25, with keynote on Saturday, Feb. 25 (time will… » Continue Reading
“Contested Terrain” Workshop Examines Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Event: Workshop: “Contested Terrain: Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border” When: Monday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Where: Conference Room, Second Floor, Benson Library. A map is available online. Background: Hundreds of thousands of unauthorized people continue to cross the border annually. U.S. government responses have included doubling the size of the Border… » Continue Reading
The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) and the Benson Latin American Collection are collaborating with the Brazil Center at the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and Kinobras to bring a Brazil and human rights film series to The University of Texas at Austin.