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Race, Ethnicity, Place Conference, IXth Edition

October 23-25, 2018

Thu, October 25, 2018 | Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Race, Ethnicity, Place 2018
Race, Ethnicity, Place 2018

The REP Planning Committee is happy to announce that the Race, Ethnicity, and Place (REP) Conference, co-sponsored by both Texas State and UT-Austin Geography Departments, will be held from October 23-25, 2018 at the beautiful Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB MACC) in Austin, Texas. The ESB MACC is located adjacent to Town Lake and the Rainey Street Historic District in downtown Austin and the nearby hotels are within walking distance of many opportunities to enjoy the lake and live music. The theme of the conference is “Engaged Scholarship: Fostering Civil and Human Rights,” with an opening reception on Tuesday evening, paper and poster sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, field trips on Friday morning, and great food, music, keynote speakers and local artist & activist participation throughout the conference. Please mark your calendars and we hope that you will be able to participate.

Keynote speakers include: Ms. Cristina Tzintzùn EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JOLT; Ms. Rebecca Flores, PRO IMMIGRANT COALITION FOUNDER, FORMER UNITED FARM WORKERS OF AMERICA STATE DIRECTOR; Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, VICE PROVOST FOR DIVERSITY & CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Sponsored by: Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin; Center for European Studies

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