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Diaspora Talk: "Race & Space in Post Apartheid South Africa"

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 11:30 AM

ISESE Gallery, JES A230

Diaspora Talk:


Performing Blackness: "Single Black Female" by Lisa B. Thompson

Sunday, November 10, 2013 • 8:00 PM

George Washington Carver Cultural Center - Boyd Vance Theatre, 1165 Angelina St. Austin, Texas 78702

Performing Blackness:

Performing Blackness: "Single Black Female" by Lisa B. Thompson

Sunday, November 10, 2013 • 2:00 PM

George Washington Carver Cultural Center - Boyd Vance Theatre, 1165 Angelina St. Austin, Texas 78702

Performing Blackness:

Performing Blackness: "Single Black Female" by Lisa B. Thompson

Saturday, November 9, 2013 • 8:00 PM

George Washington Carver Cultural Center - Boyd Vance Theatre, 1165 Angelina St. Austin, Texas 78702

Performing Blackness:

Thursday Night Lights: Honoring the Legacy of the Prairie View Interscholastic League

Thursday, October 31, 2013 • 6:00 PM

AT&T Executive Education Center at the University of Texas at Austin, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705

Thursday Night Lights: Honoring the Legacy of the Prairie View Interscholastic League


Is Gay the New Black?

Friday, October 18, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Winship Drama Building 2.112

Is Gay the New Black?

Gallery Talk & Opening: "Five Decades of Haitian Painting: Selections from the Green-Christian Collection"

Thursday, October 17, 2013 • 5:00 PM

ISESE Gallery, JES A230

"Five Decades of Haitian Painting: Selections from the Green-Christian Collection"

Gallery Talk & Opening:


Whither Jackie Robinson?

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 • 7:00 PM

BMC 5.208

Whither Jackie Robinson?


Samuel G. Freedman: Breaking the Line

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 • 7:30 PM

Union’s Texas Governor’s Room (UNB 3.116)

Samuel G. Freedman: Breaking the Line

Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the 2013-2014 edition of TILTS, “Reading Race in Literature & Film”

Monday, September 23, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art, Auditorium, Edgar A. Smith Building, Hosted by The Texas Institute for Literary & Textual Studies (TILTS)

Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the 2013-2014 edition of TILTS, “Reading Race in Literature & Film”

Black Faculty & Staff Reception

Friday, September 20, 2013 • 5:30 PM

AT&T Executive Education Center, Conference Room 301, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78705

Black Faculty & Staff Reception

Mary Evans: Cut and Paste

Monday, September 9, 2013 • 4:00 PM

DFA 2.204

Mary Evans: Cut and Paste

Unveiling of The Black Citizen Task Force Collection

Saturday, September 7, 2013 • 5:00 PM

Travis County Precinct One, Richard Scott Building, 4717 Heflin Lane, Austin, TX 78721

Unveiling of The Black Citizen Task Force Collection

PERFORMING BLACKNESS: Areytos Performance Works Featuring Sita Frederick

Thursday, May 2, 2013 • 5:00 PM

SAC 2.304

By (Sita Frederick, Artistic Director) Featuring Dominican-American dancer/choreographer Sita Frederick and dancer Alethea Pace

PERFORMING BLACKNESS: Areytos Performance Works Featuring Sita Frederick

Peace & Justice Day

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery/Jester Center A232A

Hosted by The Black Studies Student Advisory Committee (BSSAC)

Peace & Justice Day

Traversing the Boundaries of Resistance

Monday, April 29, 2013 • 10:00 AM

Julius Glickman Conference Center, Room 1.302B, College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA)

Traversing the Boundaries of Resistance

Performance as Public Practice (PPP) Symposium on Black Performance

Friday, April 12, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Winship Drama Building 2.112

Keynote, Dr. Thomas DeFrantz, Professor of Dance at Duke University


AADS Visiting Performance Artist In Residence - Performance Poet Ursula Rucker & Dance Theatre X

Friday, April 12, 2013

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

Charles O. Anderson Pre-show talk and post-performance moderation with Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Cultural Historian, Actress and Dancer


WARFIELD CENTER'S PERFORMING BLACKNESS SERIES PRESENTS: TAR

Thursday, April 11, 2013 • 7:30 PM

Winship Drama Building, Oscar Brockett Theatre

Charles O. Anderson/ Dance Theatre X

WARFIELD CENTER'S PERFORMING BLACKNESS SERIES PRESENTS: TAR

YORUBA DAY

Friday, April 5, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Black Box Theater SAC 2.304

YORUBA DAY

PREDOCTORAL FELLOW TALK Ashley Farmer, Black Studies PreDoctoral Fellow

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery – JES A230

PREDOCTORAL FELLOW TALK Ashley Farmer, Black Studies PreDoctoral Fellow

"Kwaito Bodies: Gender, Race, and the Performance of Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa"

Friday, March 29, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Warfield Center – JES A230/ISESE Gallery

Visiting Scholar: Dr. Xavier Livermon


2013 Africa Conference Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Convened by Dr. Toyin Falola, Professor, Department of History


Brown Bag: Rape by Deception" and a "Lynching" in Jerusalem: Palestinian Subjectivity and Black-Indigenous Relations

Monday, March 25, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Sarah Emilia Garcia


WARFIELD CENTER: ARTIST TALK

Friday, March 22, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Warfield Center – JES A230/ISESE Gallery

Featuring Allan Edmunds

WARFIELD CENTER: ARTIST TALK

WARFIELD CENTER: GALLERY TALK Lifelong Adventure: Brandywine Prints From The Green & Christian Collection

Thursday, March 21, 2013 • 5:00 PM

Warfield Center – JES A230/ISESE Gallery

WARFIELD CENTER: GALLERY TALK Lifelong Adventure: Brandywine Prints From The Green & Christian Collection

FACULTY BOOK PRESENTATION 'Things Done Change: The Cultural Politics of Recent Black Artists in Britain' Published by Rodopi Editions, 2012

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery – JES A230

Author, Dr. Eddie Chambers, Department of Art & Art History, University of Texas Discussant, Dr. Cherise Smith, Department of Art & Art History, University of Texas

FACULTY BOOK PRESENTATION 'Things Done Change: The Cultural Politics of Recent Black Artists in Britain'  Published by Rodopi Editions, 2012

Brown Bag: "Every night I Get Into My Daily Coma" - Activist Black Mothers, Trauma, and the Politics of Research

Monday, March 18, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Luciane Rocha


“Interrogating Truth, Interrogating Nation: Rape, Zoë Wicomb’s David’s Story, and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission”

Monday, March 18, 2013 • 11:30 AM

Warfield Center – JES A230/ISESE Gallery

Visiting Scholar: Dr. Barbara Boswell


PERFORMING BLACKNESS A STAGED READING & BOOK LAUNCH Single Black Female

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • 5:00 PM

ISESE Gallery – JES A230

Dr. Lisa B. Thompson, Playwright and Associate Professor, African & African Diaspora Studies Department, University of Texas Directed by Fatima Washington

PERFORMING BLACKNESS A STAGED READING & BOOK LAUNCH Single Black Female

Faculty Seminar: The Danzón and Cuban Musical Dialogues with Early Jazz."

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • 12:00 PM

ISESE Gallery – JES A230

Dr. Robin Moore, Professor, School of Music, University of Texas Discussant Charles Carson, Assistant Professor, School of Music, University of Texas

Faculty Seminar: The Danzón and Cuban Musical Dialogues with Early Jazz.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION The Legacy of Loving v Virginia (1967)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 • 5:00 PM

College of Liberal Arts(CLA) 0.112


Brown Bag: “Imagined Reality: Black Womanhood, Telenovela Representation, and Racial Discourse in Brazil”

Monday, March 4, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Monique Ribeiro


Brown Bag: Grasping Sense: Dance, Subjectivity, and (Dis)placement in New Orleans Bounce Music

Monday, February 25, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Alix Chapman


African American Legislative Summit

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Convened by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus & The Institute For Urban Policy, Research and Analysis, UT Austin


THEATRICAL JAZZ EXPERIMENT River See

Saturday, February 23, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Anna Hiss Gymnasium

Sharon Bridgforth, Lambda Award-Winning Writer



LLILAS and The Warfield Center Present - The 2013 Lozano Long Keynote Address Ta-Nehisi Coates

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • 5:30 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1

LLILAS and The Warfield Center Present -  The 2013 Lozano Long Keynote Address  Ta-Nehisi Coates

Brown Bag: Sittin' in a Saucer (series of short stories)

Monday, February 18, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Dr. Omi Jones


Brown Bag: "V is for ....": Internet Vigilantism & the Steubenville Racial Rape Case

Monday, February 11, 2013 • 12:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Dr. Joy James


Roundtable Table: "Deconstructing Django"

Thursday, January 31, 2013 • 5:00 PM

College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Room 0.128

Roundtable Table:

Brown Bag: 'Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee': Muhammad Ali's Choreography of Resistance

Monday, January 28, 2013 • 1:00 PM

AADS Conference Room-Bellmont Hall BEL 232

Dr. Frank Guridy


20th Annual MLK March and Festival

Monday, January 21, 2013 • 9:00 AM

we will meet by the Banner at 8:45 am

Please join the Warfield Center to help celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

20th Annual MLK March and Festival