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Present but Invisible: The importance of research with US-born Latinx populations

University of Texas at Austin

While a wealth of research focused on foreign-born Latinx immigrant populations exists, research and scholarship focused on US-born Latinx populations remains underdeveloped. This is a concerning gap in knowledge as US-born Latinxs continue to be exposed to multiple stressors such as persistent health disparities and multigenerational cultural challenges. Please join us for this Bridging the […]


Sonic Movidas: Stories & Songs

Join us for Sonic Movidas, an exploration of the intersection of Latinx cultures in music, told through short films curated by Austin singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez and filmed and produced by her partner Luke Jacobs of Perfecto Creative.   Carrie, along with her band, will perform original songs and back up our featured guest musicians between […]

Security and Insecurity in the Texas/Mexico Frontera Regions

This panel considers Texas/Mexico border regions from the perspectives of three scholars who know them well. C.J. Alvarez, Cecilia Ballí, and Timothy Dunn will discuss security concerns associated with “the border” at national, regional, and local levels. The conversation will situate the Texas/Mexico border areas within larger national debates about secure borders and will address […]

Movidas 2022

Bienvenidos to Movidas 2022, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Latino Studies! Join us to commemorate the establishment of CMAS, part of the larger Latino Studies unit that also includes the Department of Mexican American and Latino Studies (MALS) and the Latino Research Institute (LRI) at The University of Texas at Austin. The Movidas Conference continues […]

La Mujer 2022: A Celebration of Womxn

**FREE FOR ALL AGES** (Tickets are solely for updates and reminders, no purchase necessary!) In its 11th year, this festival was originally inspired by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, who is considered the first feminist of the Americas. In 2022, the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center will highlight the accomplishments of mujeres, […]

Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

University of Texas at Austin

A weeklong workshop for beginning to advanced practitioners of oral history, designed for academics, from graduate students to veteran professors. Topics include basics of oral history; best interviewing techniques; equipment; publishing based on oral history; funding oral history projects; oral history in the classroom.


Line in the Land: A Haitian Odyssey

Line in the Land: A Haitian Odyssey June 8 | 4:00pm (CDT) Livestream on this page. Join us for a roundtable discussion with the reporters and producer of the five-episode podcast series "Line in the Land," produced in English and Spanish by Texas Public Radio and the Houston Chronicle. This podcast focuses on an immigration […]