Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Public Lecture: José Esteban Muñoz

Fri, October 12, 2012 | Prothro Theatre, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to sponsor an annual public symposia beginning in the fall semester 2012. This annual 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 fall symposium is "Sexing the Borderlands: From the Midwest Corridor and Beyond" and is scheduled to take place October 12-13, 2012.

José Esteban Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies at New York University, will give the kickoff lecture for the symposium. The title of his lecture is "The Brown Commons: The Sense of Wildness."

A reception will follow.

Sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies; the LGBTQ/Sexualities research cluster in the Center for Women's and Gender Studies; the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies; the Performance as Public Practice program in the Department of Theatre and Dance; the Latino Media Studies program in the College of Communication; the Department of English; and allgo.

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