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CAAAS Doctoral Portfolio Colloquium

Monday, December 4, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Jester A232, CAAAS Conference Room

The Gods Have Feet of Clay:

Saturday, December 2, 2006 • 5:00 PM

Winship Drama Building 2.180

Race and Sport after Empire: Rethinking the politics of sporting multiculturalism after 7/7

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 • 11:00 AM

Burdine 214

The Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin presents Race and Sport after Empire: Rethinking the politics of sporting multiculturalism after 7/7

Dr Ben Carrington
The Department of Sociology, UT-Austin

Wednesday, November 29th from 11 - 12
BUR 214

Community Potluck

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 • 12:00 PM

ECJ 10TH Floor Conference Room

Please join us for a Community Potluck on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 12:00-1:30pm ECJ 10th Floor Conference Room. Members from the Hispanic, Asian-Asian American, the Pride and Equity Faculty Staff Associations will be in attendance.

Crossover Voting Behavior

Monday, November 20, 2006 • 1:00 PM

The Texas Union, Eastwoods Room

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Speaker Series 2006-2007 presents "Crossover Voting Behavior: African American Senate Elections"
A lecture by Hanes Walton Jr.
A Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan.

CAAAS Faculty Meeting

Friday, November 17, 2006 • 2:00 PM

CAAAS Conference Room (Jester A230)

Why Keep on Trippin'?:

Friday, November 17, 2006 • 12:00 PM

GEB 3.312

Presented as part of the New Faculty Colloquium Series, Dr. Matt Richardson will be giving a lecture titled, "WHY Keep on Trippin'?: THE QUEER FUTURE of Black Studies.

The Third Annual Black and White Affair

Saturday, November 11, 2006 • 8:00 PM

Rec Sports 2.114

Mark Reid

Friday, November 10, 2006 • 10:00 AM

Jester A230 CAAAS conference room

Please join the Center for African and African American Studies for a Meet and Greet session with Professor Mark Reidl.

Adrian Piper - The Color Wheel Series

Thursday, November 9, 2006 • 5:00 PM

ART 1.102

Searching for a PostNegritude Womanist Identity in French Film

Thursday, November 9, 2006 • 12:00 PM

CMA 5.160, LBJ Room

The Department of Radio-Television-Film invites you to a talk by visiting scholar Dr. Mark Reid, University of Florida at Gainesville. Talk is titled "Searching for a PostNegritude Womanist Identity in French Film."

Beta Dance Troupe

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 • 8:30 PM

Texas Union Theatre (24th and Guadalupe

"Saving Face" and Queer Diaspora

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 • 6:00 PM

CPE 2.208

The Center for Asian American Studies in Conjunction with Asian Business Students Association's Launch Conference and the Asian Pacific American Coalition Present:

"Saving Face" and Queer Diaspora

A panel discussion with:
Dr. Madhavi Mallapragada (Radio-TV-Film)
Dr. Lisa Moore (English)
Dr. Matt Richardson (English)<

Facilitated by kt shorb (Asian American Studies)

Enacting Diaspora:

Friday, October 27, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Burdine 436A

Part of the UT Gender Symposium, Dr. Frank Guridy will be giving a lecture on "Enactin Diaspora: Gender, Performance, and Garveyism in the U.S.-Caribbean World"

Performing Blackness workshop

Friday, October 20, 2006

Multiple locations

October 19-22 Austin to host the International Drag King Extravaganza (IDKE) which will bring more than 100 performers from around the world to the stage here in Austin.

Gallery Talk

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 • 4:00 PM

CAAAS Conference Room (Jester A230)

Memorial for Arin Hill

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 • 4:00 PM

CAAAS Conference Room A230

The Center for AFrican and African American Studies would like to cordially invite you to a Memorial for Arin Hill, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology.

Toward A Comprehensie Understandingof African American College Students

Friday, October 13, 2006 • 3:15 PM

SZB 432

The Department of Educational Psychology invites Faculty and Students to attend a guest lecture for a faculty candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology.


Wednesday, October 4, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Jester Center A232

Faculty Meeting

Friday, September 22, 2006 • 2:00 PM

CAAAS Conference Room (JES A230

A Tribute to August Wilson

Friday, September 15, 2006 • 5:00 PM

LAB Theatre (San Jacinto and 23rd, behind the Winship Drama Building)

UT students in the Theatre and Dance Department will be performing segments of August Wilson's work this week. This event called " A Tribute To August Wilson: An Evening of Scenes and Monologues" is a celebration of the contributions that August Wilson has made to the arts within the African-American communtiy as well as the world at large.

HALF-BREED southern fried Check One

Friday, September 8, 2006

The Oscar Brockett Theatre

Continuing with the Performing Blackness Series, local Austin Artist Florinda Bryant production of HALF-BREED southern fried Check One.

Black Faculty and Staff Reception

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 • 5:00 PM

Campus Club (Walter Webb Hall)

The Center for African and African American Studies cordially invites you to the Faculty and Staff Reception

New Faculty Luncheon

Friday, September 1, 2006 • 11:30 AM

Campus Club (Walter Webb Hall)

Fall Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

CAAAS Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 • 11:30 AM

Campus Club (Walter Webb Hall)

AFR Majors Recpetion

Monday, August 28, 2006 • 11:30 AM

Campus Club (Walter Webb Hall)

Final Exams

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Summer Session 2 Begins

Monday, July 10, 2006

Final Exams

Friday, July 7, 2006

Summer Session 1 Begins

Thursday, June 1, 2006

Peace and Justice Day

Monday, May 1, 2006 • 11:30 AM

East Mall in front of MLK Statue

Come join the Center for African and African American Studies as gather around the MLK Statue to promote activisim.


Wednesday, April 26, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Jestser Center A232

Black Essence Awards 2006

Sunday, April 23, 2006 • 6:00 PM

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center Conally Ball Room

In an ongoing attempt to support the African American student population and the greater campus community as a whole at the University of Texas; The Center for African and African American Studies along with the Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Effectiveness are sponsoring this years Black Essence Awards.

Yoruba Day

Friday, April 21, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Jester A232

Dancehall Sexualities, Postcoloniality and the Transnational Logics of Black Popular Cultural Capital

Friday, April 21, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Burdine (BUR) 220

Postcoloniality has unsettled Black identity, producing new struggles around gender, sexuality, class and other axes of difference. This paper argues that gender, race and sexuality in transnational Jamaican Dancehall culture express most starkly the connections between the politics of Black representation and what David Scott has referred to as the new problematisations of postcoloniality.

Who Can Silence Her Drums? An Exploration of the Theatrical Work of Tess Onwueme

Thursday, April 13, 2006 • 9:30 AM

Jester Center A230

Austin Project

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Come see the women of Austin Project!

The Cooking Show

Saturday, April 1, 2006 • 7:00 PM

Winship Drama Building (WIN) 2.180

Toward a Model of Academic Achievement of African American Students

Friday, March 24, 2006 • 1:00 PM

Jester Center A230

The Places of Queer in Latin American and US Latino Culture

Friday, March 24, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Texas Uninion Asian Culture Room

Africa Conference

Friday, March 24, 2006

Explore UT

Saturday, March 4, 2006 • 1:00 PM

CAL 100

Grooming Great Teachers: Strategies for Academic Excellence in Differentiated Classrooms

Friday, March 3, 2006 • 4:00 PM

UTC 3.122

Professor Michele foster will be speaking on the topic of grooming great teachers, focusing on strategies and ideas for academic excellence in differentiated classrooms.

Race and Politics in Central America

Friday, February 24, 2006

San Jacinto Conference Facility

Abriendo Brecha III

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Black Legislative Summit

Friday, February 10, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Jester Center A232

Gallery Talk

Wednesday, February 1, 2006 • 5:00 PM

Jester Center A232

Searching for Southern Identity

Friday, January 27, 2006 • 12:00 PM

GAR 100

MLK March

Monday, January 16, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Meet @ MLK Statue on East Mall at UT campus