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The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

A Plática by Monica Muñoz Martinez

Learn about a little-known piece of dark history.

Pavel Urkiza on the History of Bolero

Thursday, November 8, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Eastwoods Room, 2.102

An intimate lecture-demonstration with visiting Cuban guitarist

Pavel Urkiza



Verses and Flows: Migrant Lives and the Sounds of Crossing

Thursday, October 11, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

A Lecture By ethnographer-composer-academic-musician, Alex E. Chávez

Image from cover of Sounds of Crossing

Pop-Up Pachanga: Part Dos

Friday, October 5, 2018 • 11:30 AM

Gordon-White Building, Outdoor Patio on Whitis Ave.

Like the first, but older and wiser.

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Aftershocks: Border Separations, Trauma and POC

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

A discussion about recent events along the border and their lasting effects on our community.

Artwork by Janine Delgado, 3rd prize winner of the 2017 Student Poster Art Scholarship Contest

Pop-Up Pachanga

Friday, September 21, 2018 • 11:30 AM

Gordon-White Building, Outdoor Patio on Whitis Ave.

An outdoor party to celebrate Latinx artists and makers!

We know how to throw a proper pachanga!

Heritage for Sale? Reimagining Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

A candid discussion about the commercialization of Latinx culture.

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TEXAS vs. Tulsa Tailgate

Saturday, September 8, 2018 • 3:00 PM

The Perry-Casteñeda Library, UFCU Room

Stop by and say hello!

Bienvenida

Thursday, September 6, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

A Welcome Back Event for Students, Faculty and Staff

Can you tell we like churros?

8th Annual Barrio Writers Live Reading

Saturday, July 14, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

Barrio Writers: Empowering Teens Through Creative Writing...

The Twenty-Second Annual Graduation Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, May 19, 2018 • 10:00 AM

Auditorium (SAC 1.402), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Congratulations, 2018 Graduates!!

¡Enhorabuena!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 • 5:00 PM

UT Tower | MAI 212 | The University of Texas at Austin


Spring 2018 George I. Sánchez Memorial Lectures in the Social Sciences and Education

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 • 4:30 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

Join us for our Spring 2018 George I. Sánchez Memorial Lecture

CMAS Plática: Alberto García Maldonado

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

"Abandoning Their Beloved Land: Land, Religion, and Bracero Emigration in Mexico's Rosary Belt"

CMAS Plática: Alberto García Maldonado

**CANCELLED** CMAS Plática: Max Krochmal

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

"Toward a Blue Texas: Community Organizing and Coalition-Building, Past, Present, and Future"

CMAS Plática: Max Krochmal

Explore UT

Saturday, March 3, 2018 • 11:00 AM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin


UT - AISD Ethnic Studies Summit

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

UT - AISD Ethnic Studies Summit

CMAS Plática: Rachel Ida Buff

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

"Against the Deportation Terror: Tracing Routes and Roots of Immigrant Rights Activism in the 20th Century"

Join us for a CMAS Plática featuring Rachel Ida Buff

CMAS PlaticArte: Daniel Alarcón

Thursday, February 22, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

Join us for a CMAS PlaticArte featuring Daniel Alarcón

Making the Grade: A Conversation with Julián, Joaquín, and Rosie Castro

Monday, February 19, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Prothro Theatre | Harry Ransom Center | The University of Texas at Austin

Making the Grade: A Conversation with Julián, Joaquín, and Rosie Castro

CMAS ¡Celebración!

Thursday, January 18, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

CMAS !Celebración!

CMAS PlaticArte: Alberto Ledesma

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room | GWB 2.206 | The University of Texas at Austin

“From undocumented to college administrator: My hyper documented tale"

Join us for a CMAS PlaticArte featuring Alberto Ledesma

Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday

Monday, January 15, 2018

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.


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