Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Abriendo Brecha Conference

Fri, April 25, 2014 | Room 2.302, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Abriendo Brecha is an annual conference at The University of Texas at Austin dedicated to activist scholarship; i.e. research and creative intellectual work in alignment with communities, organizations, movements, and networks working for social and economic justice.

11:30 am to 1:00 pm, Austin and the Legacy of Segregation

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Lunch (please RSVP)*

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Graduate Student panel on Activist Research in the Americas (with Eric Borja, Shanya Cordis, Naya Jones, and Tony Macias)

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Break

4:00 pm to 5:3o pm, Keynote: Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs

* Lunch provided. The lunch hour will include a planning discussion for Abriendo Brecha 2015. RSVP by April 20; email

Sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE).

Co-sponsors: Center for Asian American Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, and the Social Justice Institute.

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