College of Liberal Arts

Past Events

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

Tuesday November 13, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GWB 2.206


CREEES Balkan Studies Symposium

Tuesday November 13, 2018⋅1:00 PM

BUR 231


Researching Heritage Language

Tuesday November 13, 2018⋅2:00 PM

BUR 337


Celebrate the 130th Anniversary of the UT History Department

Saturday November 10, 2018⋅9:45 AM

Garrison Hall


70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Friday November 9, 2018⋅4:30 PM

Tejas Dining Room, AT&T Conference Center


Food+City Speaker Series

Thursday November 8, 2018⋅5:30 PM

GEA 125


Living Indigenous Knowledges: Re-turning the Ground

Thursday November 8, 2018⋅3:30 PM

UNB 3.116


UT Thanks Day

Thursday November 8, 2018⋅10:00 AM

PCL Plaza


UT Thanks Day

Wednesday November 7, 2018⋅10:00 AM

PCL Plaza


Digital Imaging and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Wednesday November 7, 2018⋅3:00 PM

GAR 4.100


LatinXperts

Wednesday November 7, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, 2.206


The Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life, Remembrance, and Healing

Friday November 2, 2018⋅7:00 PM

Blanton Museum


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Thursday November 1, 2018⋅4:00 PM

CLA 1.106


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Cartel Land

Thursday November 1, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Social Identities and the Good Life

Thursday November 1, 2018⋅5:00 PM

LBJ Auditorium


Diverse Voices Speaker Series

Thursday November 1, 2018⋅12:30 PM

RLP 1.302B


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Wednesday October 31, 2018⋅1:00 PM

UTC 1.118


Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism Book Celebration

Monday October 29, 2018⋅2:00 PM

RLP 1.302B


Michelle Tea discusses her new book, Against Memoir

Friday October 26, 2018⋅4:00 PM

RLP 1.302B


Fall 18 Careers in Sustainability Speaker Series

Thursday October 25, 2018⋅3:30 PM

RLP 1.302D


Feuding Fan Dancers

Thursday October 25, 2018⋅7:00 PM

ART 1.102


Registration Station

Thursday October 25, 2018⋅7:00 PM

RPL Main Entrance



Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Thursday October 18, 2018⋅3:30 PM

GAR 4.100


Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century

Thursday October 18, 2018⋅5:30 PM

RLP 1.302B


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Wednesday October 17, 2018⋅2:30 PM

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center (FAC), 328


Climate Change, Social Infrastructure, and Inequality

Tuesday October 16, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Texas Union 2.308


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


Indigenous Peoples' Day

Friday October 12, 2018⋅5:00 PM

SAC Ballroom


Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Thursday October 11, 2018⋅12:15 PM

LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall


Voting Rights in the Age of Trump

Thursday October 11, 2018⋅6:00 PM

LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall



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

Monday October 8, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Batts Hall (BAT) 5.108


Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts: Loving across borders

Friday October 5, 2018⋅3:00 PM

RLP (formerly CLA) 1.106


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press

Thursday October 4, 2018⋅4:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Superfan!: Exploring Comics Culture at Comic Con India

Thursday October 4, 2018⋅3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


2 Days/2 Artists: Josué Ramírez

Thursday October 4, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Texas Union 2.102


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Wednesday October 3, 2018⋅2:00 PM

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center (FAC), 328


Let’s Talk About Publishing

Wednesday October 3, 2018⋅2:00 PM

GAR 4.100


2 Days / 2 Artists: Rafa Esparza

Wednesday October 3, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Tuesday October 2, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Liberal Arts Building (CLA), 1.106


Travis County Voter Registration

Friday September 28, 2018⋅12:00 PM

SAC 5.118 and SAC 5.124



Raghavanka in Kannada Literary Culture

Thursday September 27, 2018⋅3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


Freedom as Freedom of Choice: A History

Wednesday September 26, 2018⋅4:00 PM

GAR 4.100


IHS Talk: "Freedom as Freedom of Choice: A History," by Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday September 26, 2018⋅4:00 PM

RLP 1.302E (formerly CLA), Glickman Conf. Center


Aftershocks: Border Separations, Trauma and POC

Tuesday September 25, 2018⋅6:00 PM

GWB, 2.206


Theorizing Espionage as a Mode of Modernist Selfhood

Friday September 21, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Performing Blackness Series

Friday September 21, 2018⋅1:00 PM

RLP 1.302B


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


Building UT’s Popular and Pulp Fiction Collection

Thursday September 20, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Diaspora Talk Series: Reclaiming Physical and Imaginative Space

Wednesday September 19, 2018⋅6:00 PM

GWB, 2.206


Heritage for Sale? Reimagining Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday September 18, 2018⋅6:00 PM

Gordon-White Building, 2.206


Patton Hall Dedication

Friday September 14, 2018⋅10:30 AM

Patton Hall North Entrance (Formerly CLA Building)


Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Thursday September 13, 2018⋅3:30 PM

GAR 4.100


Archer Fellowship Program Information Session

Thursday September 13, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Liberal Arts Building (CLA), 1.106



Prohibition and Federalism: From Alcohol in the 1920s to Marijuana Today

Thursday September 13, 2018⋅4:00 PM

MEZ 1.306


UT Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday September 12, 2018⋅10:00 AM

Gregory Gym Plaza


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Do Not Resist

Thursday September 6, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Dawoud Bey: Forty Years in Harlem

Wednesday August 29, 2018⋅12:00 PM

The Christian-Green Gallery, 201 East 21st Street, Austin, Texas


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Vessel

Thursday August 2, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Documented

Thursday July 5, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library



MALS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Rose G. Salseda

Wednesday June 20, 2018⋅3:00 PM

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


UTeach-Liberal Arts Information Session

Tuesday June 19, 2018⋅4:00 PM

UTC 4.104


Pola Negri: Life of a Star – Film Screening & Discussion w/ Director

Sunday June 17, 2018⋅6:00 PM

SHDW Studios 4709 Red Bluff Rd Suite A, Austin, TX 78702


Spanish Heritage Language Workshop

Thursday June 7, 2018⋅1:30 PM

The University of Texas at Austin


Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Trashed

Thursday June 7, 2018⋅6:30 PM

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


UTeach-Liberal Arts Information Session

Tuesday June 5, 2018⋅4:00 PM

UTC 4.104



Structural Competency, Five Years On: Tracking a New Medical Approach to Stigma and Inequality

Wednesday May 30, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Health Discovery Building Auditorium


2018 Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute Public Symposium

Wednesday May 30, 2018⋅8:00 AM

Health Discovery Building Auditorium


Precision Imaging of Individual Human Brains

Wednesday May 30, 2018⋅3:30 PM

SEA 3.250


Annie Brewster, "Putting Stories to Work: Why and How Sharing Stories Promotes Health"

Monday May 21, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium


Putting Stories to Work: Why and How Sharing Stories Promotes Health

Monday May 21, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium


Expressive Writing and Health: How Putting Upheavals into Words Can Affect Our Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

Wednesday May 16, 2018⋅12:00 PM

CLA 1.302B, 305 E. 23rd St., Austin, TX 78712


Are We Still Worlds Apart?: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Kidney Transplantation

Wednesday May 9, 2018⋅12:00 PM

CLA 1.302B, 305 E. 23rd St., Austin, TX 78712


Black Women in the Age of #MeToo Keynote

Friday May 4, 2018⋅6:00 PM

Lady Bird Auditorium 2313 Red River Street, Austin, Tx 78705


Notes on Sugar: A conversation with the Neon Queen Collective

Thursday May 3, 2018⋅3:00 PM

Christian-Green Gallery: Beauford H. Jester Center (A232A)


Private Violence Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday May 3, 2018⋅6:30 PM

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



Social Media and Free Speech

Wednesday May 2, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Room (UNB 3.502)


Migration: Discipline and Displacement

Friday April 27, 2018

CLA 1.302B


Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Friday April 27, 2018⋅7:00 PM

Winedale Historical Center | 3738 FM 2714 Round Top, Texas 78954


Mabel, Mabel Tiger Trainer Screening and Q&A

Thursday April 26, 2018⋅7:00 PM

Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center, 300 W 21st St, Austin, TX 78712


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


Language in Society: Culture, Space, and Identity

Friday April 20, 2018

University of Texas at Austin


Elephants, Kings and the Environment

Thursday April 19, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


Rethinking Sovereignty in the Face of Crisis: Lessons from the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party

Wednesday April 18, 2018⋅12:15 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313


Silent Conversations: An ASL/Deaf Awareness Event

Wednesday April 18, 2018⋅7:00 PM

CLA Glickman Center 1.302


Getting Housed: De Facto Segregation, Rapid Population Growth, and Housing Stability in Austin

Tuesday April 17, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Gordon White Building Multi-Purpose Room 2.206


Tropical Riffs: Latin America and the Politics of Jazz

Monday April 16, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room


Before Photography: German Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Friday April 13, 2018

Friday : Burdine Hall, 214 / Saturday and Sunday: AT&T Center, Classroom 103


Author Jane Mayer Talk and Q&A

Friday April 13, 2018⋅10:00 AM

AT&T Center, 204 Amphitheater (M2 Level), 1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705


Black Central America Conference

Friday April 13, 2018⋅2:00 PM

PCL Learning Labs 2


Poetry Reading with Award-Winning Poet Dr. Laura Tohe

Thursday April 12, 2018⋅3:30 PM

UNB 2.102


Sruti: Technology as Inspiration

Thursday April 12, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus



The Memory Palace Podcast Creator Nate DiMeo Lecture

Tuesday April 10, 2018⋅6:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center


13th Annual Yoruba Day Celebration: Dancing with the Deities

Friday April 6, 2018⋅12:30 PM

Gordon-White Building (Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor), 210 W 24th St, Austin, Texas 78705


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


Questionable Content: The Banned Books of Ana Castillo and Carmen Tafolla

Thursday April 5, 2018⋅7:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, Main Reading Room, 2300 Red River Street, The University of Texas at Austin


Afrofutures of Black Panther: A Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday April 4, 2018⋅4:30 PM


An Inter-American Approach to the Problems of Injustice

Monday April 2, 2018⋅4:00 PM

GWB 2.206


Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Gregory Fernando Pappas

Monday April 2, 2018⋅4:00 PM

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


Welfare State and Transitional Justice: Thinking Through Trouillot's and Yoneyama’s Discussions

Friday March 30, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


Born That Way: The Search for a "Gay Gene" amid the U.S. Culture Wars

Friday March 30, 2018⋅12:00 PM

WAG 316 (the Philosophy conference room)


River Ganga and the Crucible of Empires: Warfare, Spoliation and the Making of a Political Icon

Thursday March 29, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


As We Saw It: The Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin

Thursday March 29, 2018⋅6:00 PM

Bass Lecture Hall



Miss Representation: The Portrayal of Women in Iranian Literature

Friday March 23, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Arlitt Lecture in Economics

Tuesday March 20, 2018⋅3:30 PM

SAC Auditorium 1.402



Ukrainian Band Antytila to perform at SXSW

Wednesday March 14, 2018⋅8:00 PM

Sheraton BackYARD, 10th and Red River


Global Science and the Bioeconomics of Fisheries Management in Peru, 1970–72

Friday March 9, 2018⋅12:00 PM

WAG 316 (the Philosophy conference room)




The New Social Subject as Transgender: Woman as Revolutionary Man

Wednesday March 7, 2018⋅4:00 PM

LLILAS Benson Library


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


Act And Punishment Film Screening and Q&A with Director

Monday March 5, 2018⋅6:00 PM

CAL 100


Does religion have a race?

Monday March 5, 2018⋅5:00 PM

WAG 403B



Explore UT

Saturday March 3, 2018⋅11:00 AM

UT Austin Campus


Late Capitalism and Toxic Masculinities: A Symposium on Power, Gender and Performativity

Friday March 2, 2018⋅10:00 AM

F. Loren Winship Drama Building


Conceiving American Families in the 21st Century: Reproductive Policies, Practices and Technologies

Friday March 2, 2018⋅9:00 AM

DoubleTree Hotel, 1617 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78702



Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Meth Storm

Thursday March 1, 2018⋅6:30 PM

Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library


Tracing Routes and Roots of Immigrant Rights Activism in the 20th Century

Wednesday February 28, 2018⋅4:00 PM

GWB 2.206


The American Shakespeare Center performs Macbeth on UT Campus

Wednesday February 28, 2018⋅7:00 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium


A Family Affair: Jacolby Satterwhite's Queer Utopics

Wednesday February 28, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Gordon White Building (GWB) Multipurpose Room, 2.206


The Past, Present, and Future of Bioethics

Tuesday February 27, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Engineering Teaching Center 2.108


LAITS Events Series: Foreign Language Talk

Friday February 23, 2018⋅2:30 PM

Glickman Center (CLA 103.2E)


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


Finding Sex and Gender in the (History of Science) Archive

Friday February 23, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


The Way She Saw It: Introducing Gauri Lankesh

Thursday February 22, 2018⋅3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


The Defamation Experience

Wednesday February 21, 2018⋅6:00 PM

Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom, Texas Union


Create, Consume, Collect: Past and Modern Lives of Spanish American Artifacts

Wednesday February 21, 2018⋅5:00 PM

the Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd


IHS Panel Discussion: Karl Marx at 200

Tuesday February 20, 2018⋅3:30 PM

GAR 4.100


Guatemala 1966: The Photography of L. Rupert Chambers

Tuesday February 20, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Benson Latin American Collection, 1st floor gallery


Judaism and Mental Health: Psychotherapy, Neuroscience, and the Spiritual Life

Sunday February 18, 2018

AT&T Conference Center/Glickman Conference Center, CLA-UT Campus


Flames of Feminism: A Conversation with Filmmaker Lizzie Borden

Friday February 16, 2018⋅3:30 PM

CMB Studio 4C



Global Universities and Gender Equality

Friday February 16, 2018⋅2:00 PM

CLA 0.102


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


In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

Thursday February 15, 2018⋅3:00 PM

CLA 1.302B


Allies, Empires, and Peace Treaties: A Look Back at the War to End All Wars

Saturday February 10, 2018⋅9:00 AM

San Jacinto Residence Hall and Meeting Center, UT Austin Campus


Gender in Latin America, a Panel Discussion

Friday February 9, 2018⋅1:00 PM

GAR 4.100


Gallery Opening and Reception SEEN and UNSEEN: A Sunday Afternoon in Clarksville

Thursday February 8, 2018⋅5:30 PM

The IDEA Lab, Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.204


American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Thursday February 8, 2018⋅3:30 PM

GAR 4.100


Study Abroad Walk-In Sessions with Daniel Ach

Thursday February 8, 2018⋅1:00 PM

CREEES lounge, BUR 4th floor


Humanities Institute 2018 Symposium: Health, Well-Being, and Healing

Friday February 2, 2018⋅8:00 AM

UNB 3.304 (Quadrangle Room)


Keynote Lecture: The Social Life of DNA by Alondra Nelson

Thursday February 1, 2018⋅7:00 PM

POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium)






Geographies of Sin: Sex Work and Protest in World War I Egypt

Friday January 26, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


An Introduction to Online Learning at UT

Friday January 26, 2018⋅2:30 PM

CLA 1.302E


We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅3:00 PM

SAC Blackbox Theater 2.304


Seminar Series: Srilata Raman

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


"Queer Camaraderie" LGBTQ Studies Symposium (January 25-26th, 2018)

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅6:00 PM

CLA 1.302B



Film: "A Better Life," introduced by Alberto García Maldonado

Tuesday January 23, 2018⋅7:00 PM

CLA 1.302B




Job Talk: Embrey Professorship in Women’s & Gender Studies

Friday January 19, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GWB 2.206


Shades of Gray Film Screening: High Wall (1947)

Wednesday January 17, 2018⋅6:30 PM

HLB 1.111


Spring Classes Begin

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Campuswide


#BLACKREPRESENTS: SEEN & UNSEEN: A Sunday Afternoon in Clarksville

Monday January 15, 2018⋅1:00 PM

The IDEA Lab, Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.204


SEEN & UNSEEN: A Sunday Afternoon in Clarksville

Monday January 15, 2018⋅1:00 PM

The IDEA Lab, Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.204


Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (Campus Closed)

Monday January 15, 2018

Universitywide


Annual MLK March & Festival

Monday January 15, 2018⋅9:00 AM

MLK Statue on UT Campus (23rd street & Speedway)


"Jewish Immigration to America Pre-Holocaust" - a talk by Dr. Robert Abzug

Friday January 12, 2018⋅5:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, 3901 Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 78756


Internship Boot Camp

Thursday January 11, 2018⋅1:00 PM

FAC 21