Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

LLILAS Benson Events

LLILAS Faculty Book Talk: "Gabriela Polit—Unwanted Witnesses: Journalists and Conflict in Contemporary Latin America"

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Screening: "Como agua para chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate)"

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 • 6:00 PM

Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st Street, Austin, TX


Symposium: "Human Rights and Gender Violence Education in Middle School"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • 2:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, SRH 1, 2nd floor conference room


Conference: ''Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America''

Friday, November 1, 2019 • 9:15 AM

Belo Center for New Media (BMC) 5.208


Panel: "Battleground Brazil: Reflections on Bolsonaro’s First Year"

Monday, November 4, 2019 • 4:00 PM

Batts Hall (BAT) 5.108


Lecture: "Like Water for Chocolate: 30 Years of Laura Esquivel"

Friday, November 8, 2019 • 6:00 PM

Blanton Auditorium, Edgar A. Smith Building, Blanton Museum of Art


Austin Lecture on Contemporary Mexico: "A Second Mexican Revolution? John M. Ackerman on AMLO's First Year in Office"

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 5:15 PM

Texas Union Building (UNB) Quadrangle Room, 3.304


2020 Lozano Long Conference: "Black Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Americas"

Thursday, February 20, 2020 • 9:00 AM

Benson Latin American Collection


BRASA 2020: XV Congress of the Brazilian Studies Association

Thursday, March 26, 2020 • 9:00 AM

University of Texas at Austin, various locations


BRASA 2020: Brazilian Studies Association Congress, Day 2 of 3

Friday, March 27, 2020 • 9:00 AM

University of Texas at Austin, various locations


BRASA 2020: Brazilian Studies Association Congress, Day 3 of 3

Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 10:00 AM

University of Texas at Austin, various locations



  • Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

    University of Texas at Austin
    SRH 1.310
    2300 Red River Street D0800
    Austin, Texas 78712