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LMAS Open House on September 23rd

It's official! The LMAS program now has its very own office and conference room for LMAS students and faculty to use and enjoy. We are celebrating with an open house on Friday, September 23rd from noon to 4 pm. Please stop by Wooten Hall, room 162, to see our new "digs." There will be refreshments, door prizes, and other goodies for you and any colleagues you want to bring with you. Every LMAS student and faculty member will also get a free LMAS t-shirt.

Valerie Martinez-Ebers named 2016 Trailblazer by HWNT

Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies Program, will be honored as one of the 2016 Trailblazers at the 30th Annual State Conference of the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas. To read more about this prestigious honor, click here.

Congratulations, Dr. Martinez-Ebers!

Distinguished Lecture Series, Carving Film out of History with Filmmaker John J. Valadez

The Latino and Mexican American Studies Distinguished Lecture Series:
Carving Film out of History with Filmmaker John J. Valadez

Using selected clips from the dozen films he has written and produced for national broadcast on PBS, Peabody award-winning filmmaker John J. Valadez will unpack this mysterious process. Valadez will end the evening with a screening of his latest film, The Head of Joaquin Murrieta, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm

North Texas Latino Legislative Summit

A North Texas Latino Legislative Summit will be held to discuss legislative issues of interest to LMAS communities. The topics that are expected to be discussed are in the following areas:

Key Legislative Issues

  1. Education
  2. Political Access/Racial Profiling
  3. Health Care
  4. Business & Workforce Development
  5. State Budget Allocations
  6. Housing

WHEN: September 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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