College of Liberal Arts

Past Events

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

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

Monday May 21, 2018⋅12:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium


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


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


Silent Conversations: An ASL/Deaf Awareness Event

Wednesday April 18, 2018⋅7:00 PM

CLA Glickman Center 1.302


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


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


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


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


Black Central America Conference

Friday April 13, 2018⋅2:00 PM

PCL Learning Labs 2


Sruti: Technology as Inspiration

Thursday April 12, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


Poetry Reading with Award-Winning Poet Dr. Laura Tohe

Thursday April 12, 2018⋅3:30 PM

UNB 2.102



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


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


An Inter-American Approach to the Problems of Injustice

Monday April 2, 2018⋅4:00 PM

GWB 2.206


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


Does religion have a race?

Monday March 5, 2018⋅5:00 PM

WAG 403B


Act And Punishment Film Screening and Q&A with Director

Monday March 5, 2018⋅6:00 PM

CAL 100



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


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


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

Wednesday February 28, 2018⋅4:00 PM

GWB 2.206


The Past, Present, and Future of Bioethics

Tuesday February 27, 2018⋅4:00 PM

Engineering Teaching Center 2.108


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

Friday February 23, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


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


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


Global Universities and Gender Equality

Friday February 16, 2018⋅2:00 PM

CLA 0.102


Flames of Feminism: A Conversation with Filmmaker Lizzie Borden

Friday February 16, 2018⋅3:30 PM

CMB Studio 4C



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


American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Thursday February 8, 2018⋅3:30 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


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)




An Introduction to Online Learning at UT

Friday January 26, 2018⋅2:30 PM

CLA 1.302E


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

Friday January 26, 2018⋅12:00 PM

GAR 1.102




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

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅6:00 PM

CLA 1.302B


Seminar Series: Srilata Raman

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

Thursday January 25, 2018⋅3:00 PM

SAC Blackbox Theater 2.304



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


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)


SEEN & UNSEEN: A Sunday Afternoon in Clarksville

Monday January 15, 2018⋅1:00 PM

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


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

Monday January 15, 2018⋅1:00 PM

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


"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