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

LLILAS Benson Events Archive

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Info Session: "Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships—FLAS"

Monday, November 5, 2018 • 3:00 PM

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


Lecture: "(Digital) Methodology of the Oppressed: Decolonial Theory and US Latina/o Digital Humanities

Friday, November 2, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Foro Urgente: "The Migrant Caravan"

Thursday, November 1, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room



Info Session: Funding for Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 • 12:30 PM

Glickman Conference Center, RLP 1.302B (formerly CLA)



Screening and Info Session: Latino Media Studies Minor

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Jesse H. Jones Communication Center, Building A (CMA) 3.120


Panel: "Before and After #NiUnaMenos and #MeToo in Latin America"

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Workshop: "Between Disillusion and Dreams: The Future of Ethnic and Racial Equity in Latin America"

Friday, October 12, 2018 • 8:30 AM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Faculty Book Talk: "Lina del Castillo—Crafting a Republic for the World"

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Patton Hall (RLP) 1.302E (formerly CLA)


Roundtable: "Brazil at the Crossroads: A Conversation on the Presidential Election"

Monday, October 8, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Batts Hall (BAT) 5.108


Colloquium: Cameron Strang

Thursday, October 4, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Garrison Hall (GAR) 1.102


Tinker Lecture: "Commodity Regions and Extractive Economies: Chile's Neoliberal Ecologies"

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


Film Screening: "O Processo (The Trial)"

Monday, October 1, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302, 201 E. 24th Street


Conference: "Mexico's Political Earthquake: The 2018 Elections, Democracy, and Binational Relations"

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union Building (UNB) 3.502


Austin Lecture on Contemporary Mexico: "Denise Dresser—Can Mexico Be Saved? The Perils and Promise of López Obrador"

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Building, Santa Rita Room (UNB 3.502)


Talk: "Scenes of Sedition: Race and Public Politics in the 1798 Conspiracy of Bahia, Brazil"

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Garrison Hall (GAR) 1.102


Foro Urgente: "Crisis from the Ashes: Brazil’s Museu Nacional and the Loss of Cultural Heritage"

Friday, September 21, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Talk: "The Age of Revolutions – São Paulo and Legal Institutions in Portugal and Brazil"

Thursday, September 20, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Garrison Hall (GAR) 0.128


Workshop: "Justice-based Practices for Archives and Critical Digital Humanities"

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Learning Lab 4


EVENT CANCELED: Performance: "UT World Music Night"

Friday, May 4, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Phara's Mediterranean Restaurant, 111 E. North Loop Blvd.


Foro Urgente: "Nicaragua Says '¡No Nos Rendimos!' – Rising Up against the Ortega-Murrillo Regime"

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Conference: "Migration: Discipline and Displacement, Day 2"

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 8:30 AM

CLA 1.302, Glickman Conference Center


Conference: "Migration: Discipline and Displacement, Day 1"

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 3:00 PM

CLA 1.302, Glickman Conference Center


Panel: "Deported Women: The Plight of Individuals and Families Returning to Mexico"

Monday, April 23, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


LLILAS Faculty Book Talk: “The DNA of Constitutional Justice in Latin America: Politics, Governance, and Judicial Design”

Friday, April 20, 2018 • 12:00 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1


Concert: "Hispanic Caribbean Ensemble Spring Performance"

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 • 7:30 PM

Bates Recital Hall, MRH



LLILAS Faculty Book Talk: “Tropical Riffs: Latin America and the Politics of Jazz”

Monday, April 16, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Special Event: "LLILAS Benson Annual Reunion"

Saturday, April 14, 2018 • 10:00 AM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Conference: "Abriendo Brecha XV: Black Central America"

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Learning Lab 2


Panel: "Trauma in the Americas: Social Work Approaches to Research"

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 11:30 AM

Steve Hicks School of Social Work (SSW) 2.132


Colloquium: "Exploring Research Collaborations with Mexico: Psychosocial and Epidemiological Projects"

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 10:00 AM

Steve Hicks School of Social Work (SSW) 1.212


Lecture: "Race, Visuality, and Urban Space in Rio de Janeiro"

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 12:15 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


Knight Center Speaker: "Journalist and Author John Gibler"

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 9:00 AM

CMA 5.136


Presentation: "Black Digital Humanities"

Friday, April 6, 2018 • 11:00 AM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


¡A Viva Voz!: "'Questionable Content:' The Banned Books of Ana Castillo and Carmen Tafolla"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Main Reading Room, Benson Latin American Collection


Mexico Center Lecture: "Mental Health and Resilience among Young Adults and Adolescents"

Monday, April 2, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


Reception: "The Collection and Legacy of Jacqueline Barnitz, 1923–2017"

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Rare Books Reading Room, Benson Latin American Collection


Brazil Center Lecture: "Exile within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary"

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 • 4:00 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection


Foro Urgente: "The Legacy of Marielle Franco"

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room



LLILAS Faculty Book Talk: "Latin America in the Modern World"

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 • 12:15 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection


Digital Scholarship Workshop: Deciphering Spanish Colonialism Collectively

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 8:00 AM

Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Learning Lab 3


Tinker Visiting Professor Talk: Environmental Racism and Struggles for Recognition among People of the Amazon Forest

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Tour & Reception: Art from Viceregal Mexico

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 • 6:00 PM

San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Street, San Antonio, TX 78215


2018 Lozano Long Conference: "Create, Consume, Collect: The Lives of Colonial Latin American Artifacts"

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd Floor Conference Room and Gallery


2018 Lozano Long Conference: "Create, Consume, Collect: The Lives of Colonial Latin American Artifacts"

Thursday, February 22, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Blanton Museum of Art, Smith Building, Capitol Room


2018 Lozano Long Conference: "Create, Consume, Collect: The Lives of Colonial Latin American Artifacts"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art, Rapoport Atrium


Guatemala 1966: The Photography of L. Rupert Chambers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 1st floor gallery


Lecture: “Escritura y autofiguración en los diarios de María Luisa Puga”

Thursday, February 15, 2018 • 4:00 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1


EVENT RESCHEDULED — Brazil Center Lecture: “Hábitos culturais no Rio e em São Paulo”

Monday, February 5, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


Digital Scholarship Talk: "Anti–Mexican American Violence under the Digital Lens”

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 12:00 PM

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1


Foro Urgente: "Venezuela: The Collapse of Bolivarian Socialism?"

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


EVENT CANCELED — Foro Urgente: "The Election Crisis in Honduras: ¿Y ahora qué?"

Thursday, January 18, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room



  • Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

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