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Domino R. Perez, Director BUR 552, Mailcode F9200, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 471-4557

CMAS Spring 2013 Symposium

Fri, April 19, 2013 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM • 2nd Floor Conference Room, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall, Unit I, The University of Texas at Austin

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The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce a public symposia series beginning in the fall semester 2012. This gathering of leading scholars from diverse disciplines is designed to facilitate and further conversations central to the changing field of Mexican American studies.

The title of the spring 2013 symposium is "The Mexican American Archival Enterprise at the Benson Latin American Collection: An Historical Appraisal" and is scheduled to take place April 18-19, 2013. The full-day symposium is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2013.

Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8:00 am – 8:50 am

Panel 1: History, 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Panel 2: Literature, 10:40 am – 12:10 pm

Lunch Roundtable: The Chicana/o Movement, 12:10 pm – 1:40 pm

Panel 3: Education, 1:50 pm  - 3:20 pm

Panel 4: Cultural Arts and Media, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Closing Plenary: CantoMundo, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University of Texas Libraries.


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