College of Liberal Arts

Past Events

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Critical Conversations: Justice and the Imperative of Critical Consciousness

Wednesday September 18, 2019⋅5:00 PM

GWB 2.206


Sephardic Songs: Myths and Realities

Wednesday September 18, 2019⋅3:00 PM

Bates Recital Hall (MRH)


Literature, Social Justice, and the Health Care System

Monday September 16, 2019⋅4:00 PM

University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr


The Amazon Is Burning—Why It Should Matter to You

Thursday September 12, 2019⋅4:00 PM

RLP 1.302B


Movie Screening & Panel Discussion, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Wednesday September 11, 2019⋅5:30 PM

BMC 2.106


Narrative Control and the Human Project

Wednesday September 11, 2019⋅7:00 PM

POB 2.302


UTeach-Liberal Arts Information Session

Monday September 9, 2019⋅2:00 PM

BEL 224


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Monday September 9, 2019⋅5:00 PM

RLP 0.102


The Mamalogues World Premiere

Saturday September 7, 2019⋅8:00 PM

The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd


GWB Taco & Tour

Saturday September 7, 2019⋅10:00 AM

GWB 2.206


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Getting Back to Abnormal"

Thursday September 5, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


First Day of Fall Classes

Wednesday August 28, 2019⋅8:00 AM

UT Campus


Transgender Feminisms Reading Group

Wednesday August 21, 2019⋅6:30 PM

BookWoman Bookstore


Difficult Dialogues Course Design Workshop

Thursday August 8, 2019⋅12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Merchants of Doubt"

Thursday August 1, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Richard II

Thursday August 1, 2019⋅7:30 PM

Winedale Historical Center | Round Top, Texas


The Comedy of Errors

Sunday July 28, 2019⋅7:30 PM

Winedale Historical Center | Round Top, Texas


Freshman Orientation Session 7

Monday July 22, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


The Comedy of Errors performed by Shakespeare at Winedale's Summer Class

Thursday July 18, 2019⋅7:30 PM

Winedale Historical Complex | Round Top, TX


Hamlet performed by Camp Shakespeare

Monday July 15, 2019⋅2:00 PM

Henkel Hall | Round Top, TX

Hamlet performed by Camp Shakespeare

Freshman Orientation Session 6

Monday July 15, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "Before the Flood"

Thursday July 11, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Freshman Orientation Session 5

Monday July 8, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


Freshman Orientation Session 4

Monday July 1, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


Freshman Orientation Session 3

Monday June 24, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


Freshman Orientation Session 2

Monday June 17, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


UTeach-Liberal Arts Information Session

Wednesday June 12, 2019⋅9:00 AM

PAR 204


Freshman Orientation Session 1

Monday June 10, 2019⋅7:00 AM

UT Campus


Learn Batik with Rakhee Jain Desai

Saturday June 1, 2019⋅1:00 PM

Asian American Resource Center; 8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754


2019 Commencement

Saturday May 25, 2019⋅9:00 AM


2019 Commencement

Friday May 24, 2019⋅8:30 AM


The Art of Self Reinvention: A Conversation with Terry Orr

Thursday May 16, 2019⋅10:00 AM

GEB 3.312


May Transgender Feminisms Reading Group

Friday May 10, 2019⋅6:30 PM

BookWoman Bookstore, Suite A-105


The Public Archive: Doing History in Public and Online

Tuesday May 7, 2019⋅9:30 AM

GAR 1.102




'This is about resistance': The Feminist Revisions of Alicia Gaspar de Alba

Thursday May 2, 2019⋅4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection



Richard III Preview performed by Shakespeare at Winedale's Spring Class

Tuesday April 30, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Texas Union - Quadrangle Room


Annual Events: Yoruba Day Celebration

Friday April 26, 2019⋅12:00 PM

GWB 2.206


Seminar Series Workshop: "The Case of Pakistan"

Thursday April 25, 2019⋅3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


Screening of Nosotros Las Piedras [We the Stones]

Wednesday April 24, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Mueller


A Panel on Free Speech and the First Amendment

Tuesday April 23, 2019⋅5:30 PM

BMC 2.106



Black Freedom and American Democracy 1619-2019: A 400 Year Struggle

Tuesday April 16, 2019⋅11:30 AM

LBJ, Bass Lecture Hall


Hard Choices & Opportunities: Environment and Economy

Tuesday April 16, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Texas Union, Quadrangle Room


Film Screening: "Peacocks, Paradise & Tigers, Oh My!"

Saturday April 13, 2019⋅3:30 PM

POB 2.302


IHS Annual Conference on "Genealogies of Freedom" April 11-12

Thursday April 11, 2019⋅8:45 AM

RLP 1.302B


New Research Directions for Latin America: Responding to the Adams Challenge

Wednesday April 10, 2019⋅1:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor



Concert: "Cantos y Cuentos: An Evening with Tish Hinojosa and Lourdes Pérez"

Thursday April 4, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection reading room


Ethics and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Wednesday April 3, 2019⋅5:30 PM

The Blanton Cafe


Brexit in Global and Historical Context

Tuesday April 2, 2019⋅3:30 PM

RLP 1.302B


The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences

Monday April 1, 2019⋅11:45 AM

Townes Hall (TNH) 727 East Dean Keeton Street Room 3.126 Austin, TX 78705

The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences

Coherence and Contingency: 'Women' and 'Gender' Across Time

Friday March 29, 2019⋅2:00 PM

GAR 4.100


Exodus and Imagination: Narratives of Migration in Media and the Arts

Wednesday March 27, 2019⋅4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor


A Conversation with Ron Stallworth, Author of Blacklansman

Tuesday March 26, 2019⋅2:30 PM

SAC 1.106


Transgender Feminisms March Meeting

Tuesday March 26, 2019⋅6:30 PM

BookWoman 5501 North Lamar, Austin TX 78751


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Tuesday March 26, 2019⋅4:00 PM

Blanton Auditorium (EAS)


Black Studies Conference

Friday March 15, 2019⋅9:00 AM

UT Campus


Black Studies Conference

Thursday March 14, 2019⋅2:00 PM

UT Campus


Dr. Emily Haber German Ambassador to the United States Talk

Wednesday March 13, 2019⋅5:30 PM

RLP 1.302B


Narrative and Social Justice

Wednesday March 13, 2019⋅7:00 PM

POB 2.302


The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919: 100 Years Later

Wednesday March 13, 2019⋅2:00 PM

GAR 4.100


The Julius and Suzan Glickman Centennial Lectureship

Thursday March 7, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Blanton Museum Auditorium


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Thursday March 7, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702


The Self of the Mexican

Thursday March 7, 2019⋅12:00 PM

SRH 1.313



American Shakespeare Center performs The Comedy of Errors on UT Campus

Tuesday March 5, 2019⋅7:00 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium




Warrior Chorus ATX

Saturday March 2, 2019⋅11:00 AM

RLP 0.130


LECTURE SERIES: Faculty Book Talk

Thursday February 28, 2019⋅3:30 PM

GWB 2.206


Toward a Material Poetics in South American Colonial Visual Culture

Monday February 25, 2019⋅12:00 PM

SRH 1.313


Transgender Feminisms February Meeting

Friday February 22, 2019⋅2:30 PM

GWB 2.206


Journalism Under Siege: A Collective Reflection

Thursday February 21, 2019⋅2:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor


Dirty Little Secrets: On Transphobic Eroticism and Limits of Intimacy

Thursday February 21, 2019⋅3:30 PM

RLP 1.302E


The Mughal Era

Friday February 15, 2019⋅9:00 AM

WCH 4.118


Religion in Public

Wednesday February 13, 2019⋅5:30 PM

Blanton Cafe


Frontiers in Brain Research

Wednesday February 13, 2019⋅5:00 PM

POB 2.302


New Antisemitism in Germany?

Tuesday February 12, 2019⋅3:30 PM

SAC 2.302


#BlackRepresents

Monday February 11, 2019⋅5:30 PM

GWB 2.206


The Spirit of Black Power

Monday February 11, 2019⋅12:00 PM

BUR 554


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Human Flow

Thursday February 7, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702



UT-Fulbright Talk: Inventing Brazil

Thursday February 7, 2019⋅3:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


When Democracy Trumps Populism

Wednesday February 6, 2019⋅3:00 PM

Texas Union Building, Eastwoods Room


Environmental History and the Legacy of Alfred W. Crosby

Monday February 4, 2019⋅4:00 PM

GAR 4.100


The New Central American Crisis

Wednesday January 30, 2019⋅4:30 PM

LBJ Bass Lecture Hall


Using Ancient DNA to Understand the Past: Examples from the Americas

Wednesday January 30, 2019⋅3:00 PM

GAR 4.100


Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Monday January 28, 2019⋅3:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center (HRC) Prothro Theater


Film Screening and Discussion: "Who Will Write Our History"

Sunday January 27, 2019⋅3:00 PM

POB 2.302

Film Screening and Discussion:

Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Friday January 25, 2019⋅12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E



Working with Immigrants and Refugees in Public Schools

Saturday January 12, 2019⋅10:00 AM

Mexican American Cultural Center (Raul Salinas Room), 600 River St., Austin, TX 78701


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: "The Central Park Five"

Thursday January 3, 2019⋅6:30 PM

Austin Public Library, 1005 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702